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Dec 24, 2014 - Bhubaneshwar 2

December 9, 2014 I am out of Venlafaxine XR. One of my anti-depressants. Well almost. I can’t find it anywhere here in Bhubaneswar. Population 1,000,000. This is one of the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants. What the fuck – does no one get depressed here? I did find Devenlafaxine XR. I didn’t buy any. First I had to see what it was. They told me that it’s for depression but I wanted to check with the internet doctor. It’s pretty much the same drug only more expensive and stronger. I only have to take half of that of Venlafaxine. I...

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Dec 24, 2014 - Bhubaneshwar

December 3, 2014 Finally spoke with Susan last night. I also spoke with Lukas!! He’s nine. Such an inquisitive lad. Maybe kids are better than cats. I doubt it. When we said our bye’s he put me back on with Susan. She asked me where I was so she could show Lukas on a map. I don’t know where I am. In a town in the state of Odisha – resting for a couple of days. Even if I knew its name she would have a really tough time locating it on any map. It’s too small. The biggest closed town is Bhubaneswar. It’s about 230 KM’s to the south. The...

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Feb 7, 2009 - Bhubaneshwar

We had woken up early and sensed that we could make it to the 8 o'clock train to Bhubaneshwar from Puri. And we did make it to the Puri-Cuttack passenger train, which crawled the 60 km distance in about 2 hours. Once at the destination, I checked out Dad's recommendation - Richi Lodge, which was full, so we stayed at Nandan Hotel, conveniently located near the railway station. After freshening up, we headed to Nandankanan, the Zoo. Though not something I would strongly recommend, it does attract many local tourists, who have their first...

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Trip Journal

Orissa, India

Dec 18, 2008 - Twenty-four hour train trip - 1141 kms

The train left on time, 18:15 yesterday AND actually arrived on time 24 hours later. A bit of a nondescript journey, met a couple from Czeck and teased some young guys. Turns out that these guys are professionals: Doctors, Dentists and Engineers. The sleep was good, being rocked like a baby. I do feel as if 'the earth is moving under my feet' right now but its OK. I am currently in the state of Orissa, beautiful countryside and, of course loads of rice paddy fields. I hate getting in late and dark but all is well and have a reasonable...

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Dec 16, 2008 - Bhubaneswar

Torno a Bhubaneswar nel pomeriggio, per visitare alcuni dei suoi numerosissimi templi, risalenti al XI secolo. Lungo la strada vedo degli strani fiori piumati bianchi , mai visti prima. Poi il mio driver vorrebbe convincermi a comprare i "famosi" applique di Pipli, un villaggio lungo la strada. Dice che mia moglie ne sarebbe felice. Guardo gli applique , penso ad Anghela, guardo lui che sorride convinto di farmi un favore, riguardo gli applique, ripenso ad Anghela. Adesso come glielo spiego? "My wife is special", gli dico. Non sto a...

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Jan 30, 2007 - 37.5 timer blev til 49 (Bhubaneswar)

Hermed endelig et livstegn fra os! Uha, faar helt ondt i mine smaa fingre bare ved tanken om alt det, jeg nu skal skrive om. Og har allerede lidt ondt i dem, fordi de lige har skrevet en hel lang beretning, som forsvandt, da computeren for 2 min gik i sort. Here we go again... Vi har jo vaeret et smut nede i det sydligste Indien. Sydindien var -meget anderledes fra norden. Lidt mindre pengefikseret, lidt bedre traffik, lidt renere og meget mere afslappende. En venlig befolkning, der forstod et NEJ TAK til div. rickshawsture, tilbud om at...

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