Indian currency abolished

We were having breakfast yesterday and during a break in the conversation, I heard that that the currency had been abolished.  What?  How did I miss this?  I pulled these notes from my wallet.  Due to regular travels, I typically have a lot of reserve currency from past trips.  I thought I was so smart […]

Back in Abu Dhabi

“Here I go again on my own.  Walking down the only road I’ve ever known. Like a drifter I was born to walk alone…” Well, maybe not alone, but I am back in Abu Dhabi for the second time in 12 months. I’m sitting in the same seat where I first met Diana on our […]

That famous Taiwan smile

                            While some people (cough, cough) may think I am a “geek” in this photo, I was proud to pull off a “Taiwan” smile for a picture in (??) India!  Actually, I was just having a lot of fun  posing for the […]

Jack Mansion

We are in India and having a lovely time. Today we met Jack’s parents when we took a trip to Jack Mansion. (We did confirm that there is also a Bonita Mansion, for Jack’s sister.) Gioia danced and we ate some of the best sweets ever! We lost the baby seat, when our driver decided […]

Don’t move me

G’s friends are tagged and ready to avoid being stuffed in boxes. Note: Indian Da Mao is ready for India!


Hot Originally uploaded by beuk I am not one if the ones complaing, but yesterday was hot. The fifthhottest day on record at 39.4C! I figure if we can make it throughthis then we can make it, but I am losing water weight just due tosweat. Maybe we should go to India to cool off?


Ohhh India… How easy is it to blog about you… My flight to India started out the same way it did when I flew to Shanghai in 2005. YOU WILL BE SPRAYED! Dude. I am sorry, but it is just wrong to walk down the aisles spraying stuff over people’s heads. Delhi’s airport is under […]