The lights of Port Blair

One-second exposure of the bay at Port Blair.

One-second exposure of the bay at Port Blair.

It’s painfully slow, but the Internet has followed me at least as far as Port Blair. I take a ferry from this lush, green, ramshackle burg tomorrow morning to an isolated beach. We’ll see if the Web comes along. (My phone however doesn’t work. Same carrier as the cell modem, but no signal.)

The above is a long exposure after sundown of the sea wall of Port Blair. Nothing stellar, but I like the “texture” of the water.

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Holiday Special: Get a post card from far away…

Friends and readers:

I’ve been far more in touch with life back home (to the point of disrupting my sleep schedule) than I thought I would be. But as I depart Tuesday for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which officially will be the most remote I’ve ever been, it’s entirely possible that I will be abandoning electronic communication for a while.

As such, now begins the 2009 Mazaa Post Card Bindaas Giveaway. Limited time only. I promise everyone who sends me their address now will receive a wicked cool post card at some point in the near future.*

Send them via e-mail: Include an update on you and yours. (To qualify, you must do so, even if you already have previously.)

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