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“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld I love holding a camera. It’s often the closest I get to living in the moment. And my skill as a photographer changes each time I snap a shot. As Henri Cartier-Bresson put it, “Your...
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This post is a complete rip off from Gear Patrol’s essay titled, The Best Shave I Ever Had. I’m a big fan of their site and as I read this essay, it got me thinking about the wet shaves I’ve had in Palermo, Capri, Kusadasi, Indianapolis, Goa, and Mumbai. So this is my experience sitting...
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I’m back in the US with lots of stats to share. Here goes… Time difference: Mumbai is 11.5 hours ahead. Number of flights taken: 6 Total number of hours flown: 35.25 Longest flight: Mumbai to Newark, 15.75 hours. Airport Codes: IND, EWR, BOM, GOI Images uploaded to Flickr: 142 Times I heard the Call to...
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I love Sundays in big cities. They take a chill pill and it makes for great wandering. Mumbai got a good dose of sedatives today, despite it being India’s Republic Day, commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Constitution of India. It’s obviously a proud and important day to Indians. I felt lucky to be here...
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The traffic is considerably lighter on a Saturday in Mumbai. It’s now on par with rush hour in Los Angeles. Again I spent lots of time in a car and despite no regard for any traffic rules, I witnessed zero accidents. There’s something to be said for that. My first visit of the day was...
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It’s definitely been an eye opening day. 29 floors up in my nice hotel room, I can still hear the hustle and bustle including the never ending honking of horns. It’s the language of the streets. And those streets may have been designed for 2 lanes but they now make room for at least 5...
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