In which I go to Greece and I don't write anything.
In which I describe a July work trip to Ladakh.
Photos included: Naro Photang temple, migrant labourers; Audio slide show: Drum dance
In which I visit costume shops in Old Delhi.
Photos included: rooftop mosque
In which I look at some drains and meet a priest who tends a temple near the river
Photos included: Najafgarh drain, Yamuna ghats; Video: On the river
In which I take a boatride upon the Yamuna river and complain about Aeroflot's thieving ways.
Photos included: Boatman (includes audio in Hindi)
In which I spend a long time at the Moscow airport.
Photos included: A bottle of vodka shaped like a Kalashnikov.
In which I attend some godawful rock awards.
Photos included: Rock band
In which I hang out with puppeteers and wonder at my popularity with men at the Kumbh Mela.
Photos included: Puppet neighborhoods, holy (?) men.
In which I attend the first meeting of an informal bank savings scheme.
Photos included: Mundka plastic recycling market.
In which I describe a lovely trip to the Andamans and visit embroidery workers in Old Delhi with a friend.
Photos included: Zari work.
In which I write one entry making excuses for not writing and promising (insincerely) to write more.
Photos included: Paranthas.
Nonexistent page as wrote even less, i.e. not at all, since was house moving.
In which I write very little because I am house hunting.
In which I am robbed in a Hare Krishna temple on Krishna's birthday.
Photos included: Hare Krishna temple.
In which I return from America and see a peacock spread its tail in our garden.
Photos included: Shiva devotees, peacock.
In which I return to America and admire the sky.
Photos included: Sky, chicken bone; Illustration: man picking his nose.
In which I return from a second work trip to Nepal, where I arrived just as the king decided to restore parliament, and visit Hong Kong.
Photos included: Hong Kong race course and power plant beach; Video: pollution in Kathmandu.
In which I visit slums that are being demolished to make Delhi a "world class" city and stumble upon a soft-porn movie house in Connaught Place.
Photos included: Nangla Machi, movie posters.
In which I have a minor car accident and try to pursue someone for the damages.
Photos included: none.
In which I visit Kathmandu, go to Go Go bar and remember a craft shop I visited in Kochi.
Photos included: Nepali men, Kochi "handicraft"; Video: Groom's procession to my friend's wedding.
In which I think about what I'd like to do this year and visit Hyderabad.
Photos included: Bangle shop; Video: Hyderabad by day and night.
In which I worry about benefiting from child labor, watch Miss Universe and visit Bhopal.
Photos included: Tajul Masjid, Azadpur vegetable market, Santa Claus; Sketches: being waxed.
In which I reflect on being a journalist in India, feel homesick and get invited to a few parties.
Photos included: my dog, the Golden Dragon sign; Sketches: my surrogate grandmothers.
In which I attend many fashion shows, briefly befriend Mr. India and visit a large temple on the shore of one of India's most polluted rivers.
Photos included: models, Mr. India, Akshardham temple.
In which I attend an opera, eat at McDonald's and begin driving in Delhi.
Photos included: Government buildings and my red car.
In which I find myself in the lap of luxury and ponder upon my karmic balance sheet.
Photos included: Erratic power lines.
In which I tire of traveling, pay a fine, am invited to a party by 55 British sailors in Kochi, return joyfully to Madras and long for the delights of Delhi, such as they are.
Photos included: none.
In which I am enamored of Madras/Chennai, become friends with a nice baby, do some sightseeing, feel disappointed by Pondicherry and think about the caste system and my own role in perpetuating its discriminations.
Photos included: Madras airport, Santhome Cathedral, coffin shop sign and others.
In which I have a relapse, wonder if I should throw away my guidebook, try to think of some things I like about Delhi, reflect on the servant situation and escape to the South.
Photos included: My guidebook, a Gymkhana Club menu, a rava dosa and others.
In which I risk life and limb being chauffered around Delhi, receive some low-wage job offers, encounter gigantic cockroaches and other creatures and ponder India's contribution to spiritual thinking.
Photos included: The view from inside an Ambassador car, the driver's seatbelt and others.
In which I lie in bed racked with a fever, take many pills, visit an Indian television news office, try to explain to my great-aunt why I am still not married and lament my atrophying muscles.
Photos included: My first-aid kit, my great-aunt, a Delhi road and others.