Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mumbai, menopause and madam – Bundi

BANGLES, BARTERING AND LOTS OF GIGGLES I had some fabulous fun bartering over bangles… …with this wonderful character in Bundi, Rajasthan. Neither of us refused to budge from our “final price”. We haggled… …and haggled… …and haggled… …laughing all the … Continue reading

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Mumbai, menopause and madam – Goa cows

HOLLY COW! Travelling in India has taught me a lot. And among the many things which has surprised me during our month here are the cows. That’s right, the cows. There are nearly 300 million of them in India, and … Continue reading

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Mumbai, menopause and madam – Goa

Freestyle, waves… and a kiss? It wasn’t until I was bobbing about in the surf at Goa’s popular Calungute beach that I realised I was the only woman in the water. I was obviously creating a stir because I was … Continue reading

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Mumbai, menopause and madam – The train

Late trains and Balu’s hullabaloo The teen and I were catching our first train in India. We were travelling from Ranthambhore to Delhi to meet up with an old friend, Tanya Willmer, where we would spend just one night before … Continue reading

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Mumbai, menopause and madam – New Year’s Eve

Going potty on New Year’s Eve After watching Sydney bring in the New Year in her own unique and spectacular fashion on our iPad, it was time for the teen and I to herald in the New Year Indian style. … Continue reading

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