Revenge By Any Other Name

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , India Travel Log , Travel

Revenge by any other name might be Montezuma, whose ghost I was sure  had followed me to India in a most dramatic expression of his promise.  Turns out I was wrong.

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Vagabonding: A Review

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Reviews , Travel

According to Rolf Potts, “Vagabonding is about not merely re-allotting a portion of your life for travel but rediscovering the entire concept of time.”  More than a book of resources and travel tips, it is also an outlook on life: “… it’s about using the prosperity and possibilities of the information age to increase your personal options instead of your personal possessions.”

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Movie Madness in India

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: India Travel Log , Travel

I had time to kill and headed to the local Forum Mall to stroll around and perhaps catch a film. With Bollywood being the largest output producer of films in the world, I wasn’t sure what to expect.

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First Work Day in India

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Business , India Travel Log , Travel

The weekend was a whirlwind; getting here from the airport, settling into the hotel, walking the neighborhood to get my bearings and find the essentials, finding entertainment — all while trying to adjust to the time change; it’s 9 1/2 hours ahead.

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Day One in Bangalore India: Lalbagh

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: India Travel Log , Travel

Saturday.  I’m jet-lagged, but decided to see some sights.  I left the hotel and was immediately reminded that I was somewhere else: there were four cows roaming the street. I flagged down a rickshaw and ended up at the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens.  After an hour or so, I headed back to the neighborhood by my hotel to see what I could find.

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