My first New York Times credit

As part of the celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Austin Jewish Film Festival we had a great concert featuring an amazing musician by the name of David Amram.  Amram plays all sorts of instruments and plays many styles of music.  He has also collaborated with an incredible array of musicians including Dizzie Gilespie, […]

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The Longest Day.

Thursday, July 5th, 2012.  Delhi, India. Friday, July 6th, 2012.  Brussels, Belgium; New York, and Austin. Today we mostly packed and had a look around some of the local markets.  Turns out that the area where we are staying, Karol Bagh, is one of the largest markets in Asia, but mostly just for clothing.  So […]

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From Gateway of India to the India Gate

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012.  Delhi, India Another full day of sightseeing, this time in New Delhi, and South Delhi. New Delhi was designed by British architects Lutyens and Baker starting in 1931 after King George V confirmed that the city would be the new capital.  All sorts of arguments about whether the architecture should be […]

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Kelly Delhi Birthday.

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012.  New Delhi, India Today is Kelly’s birthday.  Often on her birthday we are travelling and sometimes we are in a place where we can’t (or don’t!) get any decent food.  But this year we are in Delhi and there are lots of great opportunities for a nice meal.  Unfortunately, this year, […]

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Sikandra

Monday, July 2nd, 2012.  Delhi, India. Distance driven: 2,925 KM / 1828 miles. Today is leg three of the Golden Triangle as we leave Agra and head to Delhi, our final destination before we head home on Friday, which will be the day that never ends. In the meantime, we had one stop on the […]

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What Else is there to do in Agra?

Sunday, July 1, 2012.  Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Agra is famous for the Taj Mahal, but there are several other interesting sites in or near Agra. The tomb of I’timād-ud-Daulah, sometimes called the baby Taj, which I wrote about yesterday.  Agra Fort, our first stop today. Fatehpur Sikri. Akbar’s first capital from the late 16th […]

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Leg 2 of the Golden Triangle: Jaipur to Agra

Saturday, June 30, 2012.  Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Distance driven: 2,705 KM / 1690 miles. The day did not start well.  Kelly was running a fever and having tummy troubles.  I asked if she wanted us to stay in Jaipur another day, but she said “no”.  Most of today was planned for getting to Agra, […]

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