I leave for Bangkok, Thailand this evening, arriving there early Thursday morning Bangkok time. The nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Bangkok is scheduled for 17 hours – something that I’m not looking forward too. I’m hoping that there will be favorable winds. I’ll spend six nights in Bangkok before heading to Colombo, Sri Lanka. …..
I’ve finally posted a few photographs from my last trip to Pune, India. They were taken in a neighborhood near the Le Meridien Hotel that is across the street from the Pune Central train station, and the train station itself. Click here to view the slidedeck.
My driver in Mumbai, Titoo, introduced me to a local guy named Ravi who takes people through Dharavi. Turns out that Ravi escorted the National Geographic. photographer around Dharavi. We ran across this young girl hanging out at the big water pipe that is in the National Geographic article.
I arrived in Mumbai, India early last Saturday morning, spent the weekend there, watched the superbowl live at 4:45AM Monday morning, and then traveled to Pune. Something I didn’t expect to see in Mumbai was counterfeit Orange County Chopper merchandise. These guys are watching a Beatles cover band in Mumbai. The guy below makes flour …..
While in Pune I stayed at the Meridien hotel. After returning to my room from a day at the office, a member of the hotel’s housekeeping crew speed down the hall to warn me that I had forgot to lock the safe box in my room. I had what was probably close to one year’s …..
For the first time I missed a flight. I thought my flight out of Kilamanjaro airport in Arusha, Tanzania left at 8PM but it was 6PM. I did not get a good feeling when I showed up to the airport and the departure info for my flight said “taxing”. So I’m spending the night in …..
I’ve uploaded some photographs from Mumbai, India. They were taken in Dharavi, Chor Bazar, and Crawford Market. You can see them here.
When I travel to India it takes a while for my body to get adjust to the time change - 13.5 hours ahead of home. I usually wake up pretty early and head out for a walk. While staying at the Le Meridien in Pune I walk through some of the surrounding neighborhoods, transitioning from …..
I spent last Friday night through Monday morning in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India. Mumbai is crowded – a population of 15,000,000 people. At times it seems like a human ant colony. There’s contrast like you have never seen – from people living under tarps on sidewalks, literally tarp to tarp for blocks, to shanty towns …..
I’m in Pune, India.