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Nov 11, 2015 - Diwali and Monkey Trauma in Simla

Everyone who has taken the trains in India has at least one horrendous, delayed for hours story, and of course, we were no exception. The setting: Old Delhi station. The time: Midnight until the wee hours of the morning, Diwali. The struggle: We arrive and one of our backpacks is ripped. We manage to find a small toehold of floor space and I try to sew the backpack while one guy is on his cellphone coughing on me so much that I can actually feel his spit spewing on my face. They never cover their mouths here. Hence, the bandana. Luckily, he...

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