Month: July 2007

July 28, 2007

If you out into the streets today you are sure of a big surprise. These streets, of course, are not conventional contraptions which provide safe and efficient transport to the masses whilst also generating a necessary gateway to their respective towns and cities. No, these are the streets of India. Here humans behave like animals and animals like humans. Once, we saw a public urinal with three urinating against its outer wall. But in India, that is normal. What else is normal? Camels, cows, pigs, dogs, cats, goats, monkeys, rats…and one elephant. No, not in a zoo, but in the…

Read on...Noah’s Ark

July 11, 2007

The Delhi dilemma was swiftly resolved as we finally fled from the depraved city the following day after our previous diary entry. It was not that however. At 20:00 on the night we posted our last entry, an employee for the company who we booked our tickets with, entered the apartment we were residing in and demanded us to pack our bags immediately. We were being transferred to another abode. Averse to this prospect, but complicit due to diffidence, we scurried around packing our belongings, bemused and confused, ready to leave within five minutes. Unfortunately that atmosphere in the new…

Read on...Up, Up and Away…