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Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Jan 22nd, 2019, 10:19
Replies: 30
Views: 4,461
Posted By skids ghost
While not exactly common, electric rickshaws are...

While not exactly common, electric rickshaws are showing up here and there.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 21st, 2019, 03:02
Replies: 30
Views: 839
Posted By skids ghost
I just snapped a selfie with my phone, cropped it...

I just snapped a selfie with my phone, cropped it to size and uploaded that for my evisa. Glasses removed and a plain white background worked fine.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Jan 19th, 2019, 02:31
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
I learned about Clotted Cream from Saturday Night...

I learned about Clotted Cream from Saturday Night Live's English cooking skits.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Jan 19th, 2019, 02:05
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
Thanks for the idea. I've noticed clotted cream...

Thanks for the idea. I've noticed clotted cream here before but not often. I have to go out of my way just to get buttermilk.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Jan 19th, 2019, 00:20
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
Yep, I used inexpensive store brand butter, ghee...

Yep, I used inexpensive store brand butter, ghee is kinda pricey in the US. Commercial ghee available here isn't nearly as good as ghar ki ghee, where the malai is saved up for a week or two then...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Jan 18th, 2019, 13:49
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
I've made roti before just never stuffed ones.

I've made roti before just never stuffed ones.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Jan 18th, 2019, 10:59
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
My first two homemade Aloo Paratha they actually...

My first two homemade Aloo Paratha they actually turned out ok, with a mint and green chili chutney and a bit of curd. I got the second one to puff up into a bit of a dome where as the first only...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 16th, 2019, 02:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By skids ghost
OYO is looking to share all guest info with State...

OYO is looking to share all guest info with State authorities, not just foreigners.

https://thewire.in/business/oyo-to-share-live-check-in-updates-with-state-governments-law-authorities
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Jan 12th, 2019, 16:08
Replies: 75
Views: 6,874
Posted By skids ghost
People actually getting rabies is rare, one or so...

People actually getting rabies is rare, one or so case a year. Not sure how many folks get the treatment though.
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Jan 12th, 2019, 13:12
Replies: 75
Views: 6,874
Posted By skids ghost
In Ram Jhula I watched a dive off an awning and...

In Ram Jhula I watched a dive off an awning and snatch the lunch packed in an aluminum foil box out of a ladies hands on the way down. They know what the shiny objects are all about. She was frozen...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Jan 8th, 2019, 04:40
Replies: 48
Views: 1,473
Posted By skids ghost
https://old.reddit.com/r/india/ has a nice range...

https://old.reddit.com/r/india/ has a nice range of news articles, self created content, memes and dissent. It's a pretty active subreddit.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 7th, 2019, 15:17
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By skids ghost
My US juvenile record came up for discussion once...

My US juvenile record came up for discussion once at at the Canadian border once. This tells me there is nothing sealed about it. So I've acknowledged as much in Indian visa's questionnaire and...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 6th, 2019, 14:00
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By skids ghost
The question regarding registration is for people...

The question regarding registration is for people who had visas types that require registration. If you get the new visa I doubt you'll be turned back. The chance to manually tally up your time spent...
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Jan 6th, 2019, 02:35
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By skids ghost
If someone at the front desk of the hotel agrees...

If someone at the front desk of the hotel agrees to it you could leave the money with them for the Amazon.in delivery guy. They don't seem to care who pays for the package at the address when its...
Forum: Uttarakhand Dec 31st, 2018, 10:43
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By skids ghost
In Rishikesh at least, I know that rentals among...

In Rishikesh at least, I know that rentals among Indians is done largely by word of mouth. The tourist industry there isn't geared toward longer term independent foreign folks. Unless you are looking...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Dec 31st, 2018, 09:39
Replies: 15,062
Views: 1,249,281
Posted By skids ghost
I've been liking poha since I got introduced to...

I've been liking poha since I got introduced to it a few years ago. Simple, quick and tasty. It has become my goto food in the summer when attending potluck get togethers. Its always better fresh out...
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Dec 19th, 2018, 13:03
Replies: 4,051
Views: 427,049
Posted By skids ghost
Sitting in a cafe rwo stories above the Main...

Sitting in a cafe rwo stories above the Main Bazar in Parharganj, with the first respectable hang over in a couple of months. I'm reminded of this poem from Jesse Burnstein from my home town.
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Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Dec 19th, 2018, 12:33
Replies: 30
Views: 839
Posted By skids ghost
E-visa is only good for entry at any one of the...

E-visa is only good for entry at any one of the 26 designated airports. Unfortunately Sunny Skies dosn't appear to be flying in and then embarking on a cruise.
Forum: Money Issues and India Travel Dec 18th, 2018, 19:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By skids ghost
Hello TMQC100, Did you let the debit card...

Hello TMQC100,

Did you let the debit card companies know you were going to be in India during this time?

Mine won't work in India if I don't let my bank know.
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 14th, 2018, 14:54
Replies: 3,211
Views: 532,508
Posted By skids ghost
I chose the low end of the advertised mileage per...

I chose the low end of the advertised mileage per litter. Which could very well be too conservative but the high end of the advertised mileage ranges for vechicals are more often than not realistic. ...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 13th, 2018, 20:03
Replies: 3,211
Views: 532,508
Posted By skids ghost
I've got numbers to play around with concerning...

I've got numbers to play around with concerning cars and drivers. Rectently I was quoted 2300 rupees fuel cost to drop us off at Nizzamuddin station in Delhi in a private car from Rishikesh. Working...
Forum: Indian Railways Dec 3rd, 2018, 11:58
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By skids ghost
We've yet to use the tickets but tickets were...

We've yet to use the tickets but tickets were booked from a shared IRTCTC acount they had been useing since collage. Unfortunately the it was a busy month on that account and the quota used used up,...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 30th, 2018, 23:13
Replies: 61
Views: 1,805
Posted By skids ghost
My understanding of psyllium husk is that aside...

My understanding of psyllium husk is that aside from being a fiber as it passes through the intestine the cupped shape scrapes the sidewalls knocked extra material off. So it's better at cleaning you...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Nov 30th, 2018, 20:17
Replies: 79
Views: 2,718
Posted By skids ghost
I've carried around my own steel tumbler before...

I've carried around my own steel tumbler before for chai on the go and I had the means to make it myself as well. Used to be sometimes you would look down from a train platform and nearly all but the...
Forum: Uttarakhand Nov 30th, 2018, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By skids ghost
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/namami-gange-lifts-1...

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/namami-gange-lifts-128-year-old-curse-on-holy-river-discharge-from-asias-largest-sisamau-drain-comes-to-a-stop

Well that's at least something. 14 chore litters of raw...
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