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Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Nov 19th, 2018, 09:33
Replies: 79
Views: 3,258
Posted By kathill
This advice came from...

This advice came from https://probearoundtheglobe.com/how-to-cure-delhi-belly/ and I agree:

It is always better to prevent getting ill on the road than to find a cure, so here are some quick tips....
Forum: Uttarakhand Nov 14th, 2018, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By kathill
“When the student is ready the teacher will...

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear.”
(Quote has been attributed to Buddha and the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, along with Tao Te Ching and Zen proverbs.)

Readiness for the Path...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 14th, 2018, 10:00
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By kathill
Brings back memories of my college Microbiology...

Brings back memories of my college Microbiology class, where one of the media for growing cultures was bars of soap. Colonies grew on regular bar soap quickly, but not on antibacterial soap like...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 14th, 2018, 09:51
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By kathill
After speaking with a knowledgeable doctor,...

After speaking with a knowledgeable doctor, practicing in India for decades, Sorbonne-educated, I advise my visitors NOT to get vaccinations, except to have tetanus up to date. Their side effects are...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Oct 26th, 2018, 09:37
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By kathill
There is a five-star hotel nearby, the Leela...

There is a five-star hotel nearby, the Leela Kampinksi, with miles of lobbies, bars, shops, and restaurants, some of which are open all night. Desk staff will mind your luggage. Bartenders will let...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Oct 25th, 2018, 10:57
Replies: 273
Views: 142,943
Posted By kathill
I am reading the sequel to Shantaram, The...

I am reading the sequel to Shantaram, The Mountain Shadow. So far this is my favorite passage:
One of the geat mysteries of India, and one of the greatest of all its joys, is the tender warmth of...
Forum: Domestic India Flights Oct 16th, 2018, 11:51
Replies: 40
Views: 2,382
Posted By kathill
[quote] any further (non-public relations)...

[quote] any further (non-public relations) information about her condition?
...
Forum: Photography Oct 7th, 2018, 21:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By kathill
Try here...

Try here https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3841785
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Oct 7th, 2018, 21:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,339
Posted By kathill
Have you got yourself a good guidebook?[/QUOTE] ...

Have you got yourself a good guidebook?[/QUOTE]

Great advice. I gather Lonely Planet's best-seller is their guide to India.

I'd like to hear IM's advice about what possibly-clueless...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 7th, 2018, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By kathill
You need to make sure you have plenty of...

You need to make sure you have plenty of documentation from your new employer as well, imho. It's their documents that you rely on for the new visa. And I hope you have searched on "changing...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Oct 6th, 2018, 10:20
Replies: 79
Views: 3,258
Posted By kathill
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0zXpsoPtZc ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0zXpsoPtZc
Like this?
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Oct 5th, 2018, 20:58
Replies: 79
Views: 3,258
Posted By kathill
Ok, now I am curious about northern and southern...

Ok, now I am curious about northern and southern chai-making techniques. Am I doing it wrong?
I boil the tea leaves (Red Label) in filtered water then add the masala, then the gur, and when it...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Oct 5th, 2018, 20:43
Replies: 79
Views: 3,258
Posted By kathill
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/201...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/10/01/brain-eating-amoeba-naegleria-fowleri-kills-man/1486363002/
Forum: Arts in India Oct 5th, 2018, 15:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By kathill
Great recommendations - I will follow up! Thanks!...

Great recommendations - I will follow up! Thanks!
I agree that one day is not enough in Jaipur. My hope on this whirlwind tour - constrained by my guests' itineraries - is to identify a partner (or...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 5th, 2018, 13:24
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By kathill
In the US, this week, my daughter and her...

In the US, this week, my daughter and her companion applied for e-visas and did receive them in 72 hours... so I imagine that processing time depends on location.
Forum: Arts in India Oct 5th, 2018, 13:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By kathill
I am very fond of many kinds of Indian textiles....

I am very fond of many kinds of Indian textiles. I despair of finding some things ever again now that the community khadi shops are gone.

For several years I bought handloomed himroo shawls in...
Forum: Varanasi Oct 5th, 2018, 12:42
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By kathill
Go to Trip Advisor, Booking.com, etc. sites and...

Go to Trip Advisor, Booking.com, etc. sites and search amenity listings (after inputting date/price range) for "playground."
Or google Varanasi + hotel + playground and several listings will pop up....
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Oct 5th, 2018, 12:30
Replies: 79
Views: 3,258
Posted By kathill
I agree -- chai is safe, but utensils may not be....

I agree -- chai is safe, but utensils may not be. Carry your own lidded to-go cup. (Also better for the environment.) Every eatery has a handwashing sink of some sort where you can clean it....
Forum: India Expat Area Oct 4th, 2018, 13:59
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By kathill
How US Citizens can vote absentee

Found a great website for USAnians that walks you through the process of registering to vote, getting an absentee ballot, and voting absentee from outside the US. Easy to figure out the rules and...
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Oct 1st, 2018, 22:10
Replies: 29
Views: 368
Posted By kathill
Thumbs up Thank you Sama. I am one of the multitudes to...

Thank you Sama.
I am one of the multitudes to be triggered by the Kavanaugh debacle. I was brutally raped at Yale when I was 18 and had done nothing to invite it, I had made my refusal crystal...
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Sep 30th, 2018, 19:11
Replies: 24
Views: 11,912
Posted By kathill
Trabug Phones

There is a new alternative for visitors to India in need of a working SIM card at a reasonable price for a relatively short stay.
Read this...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Sep 29th, 2018, 12:34
Replies: 53
Views: 3,158
Posted By kathill
https://mha.gov.in/PDF_Other/Annex%20II_01022018.p...

https://mha.gov.in/PDF_Other/Annex%20II_01022018.pdf

This site does not mention tourist visas. ???
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Sep 26th, 2018, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By kathill
Relatively new Toyota Innova.

Relatively new Toyota Innova.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Sep 25th, 2018, 22:30
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By kathill
Overly Ambitious Road Trip in November!

My daughter and a friend are coming from Alaska to visit me in Ellora. The friend will be enjoying her first trip to India and of course must see the Taj. Therefore we have a plan that involves too...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Sep 25th, 2018, 16:24
Replies: 162
Views: 8,616
Posted By kathill
Hope the support of the IM community will help...

Hope the support of the IM community will help you get through your time of loss and sadness. Thank you for sharing your travails with us. I liked the picture, was glad she had "quality time" with...
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