Monthly Archives: March 2013

North India Diaries: One

Northern Indian is a foreign land to me. So when a plan to have my visiting American friend take a “Golden Triangle” tour (which is not what you might think) by herself was nixed, I went with her for a … Continue reading

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Bombay Diaries: Two (Or, The Trials of an American Visa)

American work or student visas are a compound of two elements: (a) a document that your employer or school obtains by filing paperwork with U.S. immigration, which allows you to be in the country (b) a stamp on your passport … Continue reading

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Bombay Diaries: One

Feb. 11, Bombay. 9:15-10:130: A cousin, who may or may not have a driver’s license, is driving me and my mother from Thane to the Tata Cancer Hospital in Lower Parel for her post-partial mastectomy check-up, which is four years … Continue reading

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