Travels

Spoilt for choice

October 21, 2005

Whenever and wherever I cross the hallowed portals of the Magnificient Mile in Chicago, you can be sure I’ll waltz out with something; however humble my acquisition may be. And what is more, the selection of that item will have taken a substantial amount of time. And this when I’m not one of those dazed, […]

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For want of a few onions

September 25, 2005

The Staybridge suites have become a congregation point for all project hopping Indians visiting Lincolnshire, Chicago. Its true diversity and some part unity. Some experiences with desi guests leave much to be desired for it to be harmonious unity. These experiences leave you trying to confirm in no uncertain terms that you don’t identify with […]

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Rodest is from Haiti

August 27, 2005

Rodest comes with a cell phone growing out of his ear. Rodest likes Indian girls. Rodest likes spicy food…your typical teenager right?? Wrong! Rodest is a taxi driver and he comes from Haiti. In Chicago, if you are lucky, you find a taxi driver who speaks, then if you are really lucky, you find one […]

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A Greyhound Journey

August 5, 2005

If you want to know the true essence of the US of A, a journey by the Greyhound bus service is a must. Its like traveling by our ramshackle STs. You get to see the underbelly of the American way of life. You meet all sorts; from fiercely independent senior citizen fallen on bad times […]

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