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Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Nov 19th, 2018, 09:33
Replies: 58
Views: 1,473
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: 8
Views: 497
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: Chai and Chat Nov 14th, 2018, 11:44
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By kathill
And if you mix salt in water before adding, you...

And if you mix salt in water before adding, you may only need half as much. It's not difficult to reduce your taste for salt if you do it gradually. And using a squeeze of nimbu instead often works...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Nov 14th, 2018, 10:00
Replies: 23
Views: 711
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: 711
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: 201
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: 140,601
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: 1,773
Posted By kathill
[quote] any further (non-public relations)...

[quote] any further (non-public relations) information about her condition?
...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 15th, 2018, 21:09
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By kathill
Long ago, I discovered a cookbook by Barbara...

Long ago, I discovered a cookbook by Barbara Kafka, The Microwave Gourmet...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 14th, 2018, 10:41
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
One fish asks another fish "how's the water?" The...

One fish asks another fish "how's the water?" The other fish replies, "what the hell is water?"
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 13th, 2018, 16:01
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
Imagine you were wary every time you left the...

Imagine you were wary every time you left the house because somebody might try to grab you in your most tender, private parts.
... and, if successful, very likely get away with it.
And that if you...
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 13th, 2018, 14:32
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
From the Washington Post today: In the...

From the Washington Post today:
In the centuries of feminist movements that have washed up and away, good men have not once organized their own mass movement to change themselves and their sons or...
Forum: Photography Oct 7th, 2018, 21:56
Replies: 27
Views: 636
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: 1,048
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: Chai and Chat Oct 7th, 2018, 21:31
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
Sounds like entitlement to me. "As far as I'm...

Sounds like entitlement to me.
"As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag."-- Patti Smith
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 7th, 2018, 21:29
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
Because I never had heard of Tanushree.

Because I never had heard of Tanushree.
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 7th, 2018, 20:46
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/pulkit-samrat-pens-an-open-letter-on-the-tanushree-dutta-nana-patekar-controversy-asks-the-industry-to-take-a-stand/articleshow/6...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 7th, 2018, 20:40
Replies: 4
Views: 312
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: Chai and Chat Oct 6th, 2018, 10:24
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
Right... I attend neighborhood weddings and...

Right... I attend neighborhood weddings and parties, and the women and kids are in one place, the men in another, and I always join the men. I can get away with it as a ferengi, I guess.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Oct 6th, 2018, 10:20
Replies: 58
Views: 1,473
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: 58
Views: 1,473
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: 58
Views: 1,473
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: 1,213
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: Chai and Chat Oct 5th, 2018, 15:34
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
sorry

sorry
Forum: Chai and Chat Oct 5th, 2018, 13:37
Replies: 302
Views: 13,070
Posted By kathill
Well, in fact, I did just walk out. And I never...

Well, in fact, I did just walk out. And I never brought up the incident with anyone, except when using it as an example here of how women are usually treated with less respect than the men who are...
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