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In letters from the past: Indian trains

Photo courtesy: Honzasoupup  Wikimedia Commons

As I read letters I wrote to my sister, there’s another gem I had completely forgotten: the pace of Indian trains. I’m sure they’re faster now, but when I was in India in the seventies, they were as slow as peak hour traffic. Continue reading In letters from the past: Indian trains

Gandhi’s Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Gandhi Ashram — Photo courtesy: Hardik Jadeja — Wikimedia Commons

When I visited Gandhi’s ashram in Ahmedabad, I didn’t fully appreciate the history stored in his simple lodgings. He was someone whom I grew to admire in later years. Continue reading Gandhi’s Ahmedabad, Gujarat