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Nov 1, 2013 - Devi's Engagement Ceremony

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD Shortly after our arrival in Delhi, we received the delightful news that our sister-in-law Neeta’s niece had arrived at the decision to accept an engagement to a young man who lives near her family’s ancestral home in Patiala, a major city in the Punjab State. Devi and her parents live in Fresno, California and we had just visited them there this past summer when Anil’s brother Ajay and his wife Neeta had come to the US and Canada for their first ever visit to North America. We knew that Devi was contemplating...

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Nov 29, 2010 - Amristar to Patiala with a side trip to Mukandpur

By Nirmal and Lisa This morning we set out after breakfast about 8 with our final destination for the day being Patiala. We were planning to explore my dad's (Nirm's) village of Mukandpur in the district of Jalandher along the way. This was our first day out on the highway in the traffic. OMG - I (Lisa) was silently having heart failure and Susan was about to jumped out of the car. Big trucks - did I say BIG - heading directly for us and then veering away at the last minute. I feel like we are constantly playing a game of 'chicken' with...

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Apr 26, 2007 - The Punjab

@@@@@@@ KAPOORS ON THE ROAD We left Delhi around 3:00 pm. It took almost an hour to reach the city limits but I was delighted to see that we had a modern divided highway to travel on. A short time later, we left the State of Delhi and entered the State of Haryana. Before long we were travelling through fields of wheat and acres of sunflowers. The harvest is almost complete and many farmers are burning the stubble in their fields in preparation for planting a summer crop of rice. It was a feast for the eyes after the busy city and we sank...

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