Monthly Archives: December 2009

Riding the Bus

At the bus station, I chose the wrong man to follow while waiting for the return bus to the small village in South India where I am staying. I have to depend on someone to guide me as all the … Continue reading

Posted in india, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Chai-Wallah’s Gift

 He comes every morning as requested, usually a few minutes early, always neatly dressed in a beige lungi folded up, skirt-like that reveals legs like two bamboo poles. He taps quietly on the door, a tap so gentle that it’s barely … Continue reading

Posted in india, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment