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Monthly Archive: July, 2015

Y nos vamos a Colombia

July 20th is Colombian Independence day. In 1810, Colombia declared themselves independent from the Spanish Monarchy. From a quick wikipedia search, the story goes that Colombians used the excuse of wanting to borrow… Continue reading

Finger Paint not Finger Food

One of my favorite Bohri Indian wedding festivities was the Mehendi / Vanne-Tanne. What normally are two parties, one hosted by the groom’s family, and one hosted by the bride’s family, was combined… Continue reading

Out of Place, Out of Town

Back in Mumbai, Andrew and I continued to celebrate our friends’ wedding over several days. A day after the religious ceremony, we attended a party for out-of-towners and friends at a spectacularly pristine… Continue reading

A love letter to Wellington

This past weekend I went down to visit Andrew in Wellington. This was my second time down there after my back surgery and I think I’m falling for it. I’m a city girl,… Continue reading