Month: January 2017

Bangalore Turf Club Rodeo; A Horse Race Adventure in India

I don’t know if I just watched a horse race or a rodeo. I’ve been watching and frantically obsessed with the ponies since I was twelve years old and I’ve never in my life seen anything like what I witnessed in my first horse race in India. Being an American in Indian turf racing has been …

Pachyderm Poo Wild Monkey Escapades on the Back Roads of India

I’ve been awake since 3 a.m. and clearly I am not in the mood to swim in elephant dung. Obviously I must be in India. As our rented car heads farther into the Blue Hills of India my boyfriend is showing me the murky green waters of swimming holes on the sides of the winding mountain road and …

Tour Guide With Benefits 

Dating someone not from America sometimes has its challenges Like when I sing thank you for being a friend to a pair of 74 and 57 year old elephants and my boyfriend didn’t get the Golden Girls reference. Or every night I make jokes at night on vacation in India about pushing our single beds …

Bangalore India Style Cucumber and Radish Raita

I don’t miss Target very often unless I happen to be in Bangalore India. Today as I lugged five bags of groceries through the ninety degree heat I was missing Target and the convenience of home just a little bit. Part of that could have been lugging five bags of groceries through four different stores …