The journey continues
here on arrival from Nepal.
December 5-7, 1998 The Homy Guest House.
"Rowing back in the dark, while the funeral pyres burned on the holy burning
ghats and bells rang ominously in the distance..."
December 8, 1998 WHAT?????
"we watched the sunset glimmer off of the three immense domes and the
gargantuan, red stone, main gate..."
From Agra to Delhi
December 9, 1998 Getting around with an Auto Rickshaw.
"They pulled out a small monkey wrench and proceeded to beat the lock into
December 15, 1998 Josh Friberg lays it on thick.
"I realized that I had met a couple of real champions..."
December 11-17, 1998 And counting.
"No matter what we do, we can't seem to get out of here..."
December 17-20, 1998 - The boys are propositioned.
"We were quickly ushered into the owner's office where we were
December 20-23, 1998 - A needed relief from the road???
"we made a 90 degree turn and headed off in a new direction!"
December 23-26, 1998 - The land of sand (and nuclear waste).
"Several people informed us that two days on a camel would be a day
and a half too much..."
December 26-31, 1998 - The boys wander in the desert for a
Part I "picking the flesh off of
our half-naked bloated bodies..."
Part II "we kept thinking they
would pull up at any moment and blast us"
Part III "What causes wars?"
Part IV "Learning Hindi the hard way"
Part V New Year's Eve:
"wood until the stroke of midnight"
January 1-2, 1999 Leaving the sand.
"The deep tans we thought we had acquired were 1\4 dirt, 1\4 sandy
residue, 1\4 color, and 1\4 smoke..."
January 1-2, 1999 Trapped.
"Almost all the buildings are painted blue, which we were told deters
January 5-9, 1999 The New York of India.
"maybe they aren't lamb-burgers after all?"
Mumbai to Goa
January 9-15, 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. the New York Jets.
"trying to tan our milky white bodies"
January 16-17, 1999 The boys find out where a Jewish King swims.
"the otherwise nine-hour full-length version"
January 18-21, 1999 - A house boat tour through the southern tip of India.
Part I "Taking this as a sign"
Part II "thousands of camels, cows, pigs,
goats and dogs"
January 21-22, 1999 Is sunrise at 5:30 AM worthwhile?
"the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea"
January 23-29, 1999 Mike Schloff 's 30th birthday and hanging jaws.
"all you can eat thali"
January 30 - February 2, 1999 Sitars and Dulgas abound.
"The Great Bombay Circus"
February 3, 1999 A beautiful lobby with burlap sacks in the room.
"much cheaper and nicer"
February 4, 1999 The Outsider's Inside or Josh Friberg lays it on again.
"No glass blowing in Faizabad!"
Back to Nepal
February 5, 1999 At the end of two months it's a long ride back.
"The Indian adventure was (all together now
We return briefly to Nepal to catch our flight to Thailand.