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Foot covering in Taj Mahal

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An Indian attendant wrapping my shoes with cloth as I was about to enter the sacred ground and walk on the delicate tile floors of the marble Taj Mahal mausoleum.Ā 

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Mother Teresa and I

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Link’s dad met Mother Teresa in person during his travels in India. He met her through knowing some people who knew some people of authority who knew how to make it happen. This was a statue of Mother Teresa located in the expansive cemetery in New Orleans called the St.…

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Getting a Massage While Traveling in Asia

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Outside of our Indian hotel premises, there was a parlor, and I went there for a facial, haircut, pedicure and manicure package, as it was cheaper that way for the same amount or result of work, than getting it in the hotel salon, plus I needed to go out :-)…

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The Gateway of India Tour

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He offered his driver to show me around Mumbai for this particular day. He was a very kind Indian colleague. And I gladly accepted šŸ™‚ Our target was the Gateway of India area. I was thrilled to finally see the famous landmark myself and check it off my bucket list after…

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Beloved puppy

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We were riding a jeepney and sat in front of a mother and son bringing a pet puppy in aĀ plastic bag. Look at its legsĀ  šŸ˜€

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The Naked Prey

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I was watching one of those satellite movies in HD and it featured the 1960’s 3-star movie called The Naked Prey. It tells about a white safari guide that run for his life when ten tribal warriors were coming after him as part of their tribe’s punishment to their captives.…

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Benefits of Vinegar

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In the Philippines, people like to dip pork rind chicharrones inĀ vinegar, somehow, it tastes better that way. So I was having this snack. However, theĀ leftover was set in the open dish overnight, unintentionally. And then came morning: it all evaporated! Well, residue was all what was left, but then I…