He put up a good fight

In the throes of death

The eaves at the Taj Mahal mosque are home to bee hives. Hence, the floors at the Taj Mahal mosque are home to worn-out worker bees looking for a peaceful place to die.

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And we’re back… briefly

Thailand was blur of diving and food and photos and fantastic new friends. More about all that later.

I’m in Delhi for not quite two days before I head for Sikkim and teaching. I’ve got loads of errands to run in the interim and some friends to see and a giant bag to repack, so I don’t expect to be blogging until I get settled back in near the Himalayas. (Though I may post a few fun photos from the travels last month.)

My parting shot is at the drunk, airport cabbie who took me on a three-hour extravaganza today in the midday heat because he apparently doesn’t know any (and I mean ANY) major landmark in South Delhi. Not Sarvodaya Enclave, not Mother School, not Hauz Khas village, not PVR Saket, not Aurobindo Marg, not IIT, not Qutub effing Minar.

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