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Oct 3, 2004 - Political tangent from Auroville, India

Anneka and I are in India! We have taken up residence at Auroville---an eco-village of 1700 inhabitants from 124 countries, located south of Chennai. Here we will stay to pursue such creative pursuits as meditation, yoga, dance, painting, writing, etc. Auroville is a chapter all to its own and I plan to write about it in great detail as the story unfolds to me. Today, however I wanted to post some thoughts that have been incubating for months. I had no intention of using this journal for political purposes. I created it to be at first...

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Apr 16, 2004 - Kochi - Chennai

We arrived in Chennai later due to the delay. This meant that the train had to travel more in the day than usual, and it was killer hot, as we had gone in normal sleeper class not A/C. There is also a sitting class, but which is always jammed packed, I do not know how anyone could travel like this, it would be unbearable. We got off the train and after consulting my compass on my watch (thanks Kev) we wrongly decided to walk to the hotel instead of getting a Rik Shaw, it was really hot and we really felt it. We went to a few places the LP...

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