Tag Archives: India

Salseek: Dance India Dance

  By Carey Reed Zamarriego Although known more for Bollywood films and the popular dance form those movies have spawned, India has a healthy, thriving salsa scene. Follow the link to my article about the exciting fusions of Latin American and Indian styles happening on the dance floor and the upcoming India Fiesta Latina. Find out […]
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Mehndiquette: India

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Three hours have passed. The bride-to-be remains seated, her arms and feet are outstretched as four women continue to render an intricate design in henna paste on her limbs. Her backside is numb and she is noticeably uncomfortable. In response to her groans of discomfort, her aunts fireback: “beauty is pain.” […]
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India in Flight

By Carey Reed Zamarriego “Here you go,” my future sister-in-law said at the airport check-in counter in Delhi. I brushed away the carry-on baggage tag she was handing me: “No thanks, I won’t be needing that.” “No, you’ll NEED this,” she insisted in a stronger tone. I’ve never used carry-on bag tags. I guess I […]
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Travel Dudes: Kite Flying-Fighting in India

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Follow the link to my article about the Gujarat State’s International Kite Festival and battle (Uttarayan) happening in India on January 14th. Also learn about great side trips from the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat to places like Gandhi’s ashram (Sabamarti ashram) as featured on Travel Dudes, the website “for travelers, by […]
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Caption This: India

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Caption this rickshaw shot I took in Ahmedabad, India… ————- ¿Que pondrías para el pie de esta foto que saqué en la India?

All Shot Up, But Not Shot Down: How to Save Money on Travel Shots

By Carey Reed Zamarriego These cute (but slightly menacing looking) Tweety birds hide four shots I got today for my trip to India. While no vaccinations are REQUIRED for travel to India, SEVERAL are recommended. See the CDC Travelers’ Health site for shots recommended to destinations you might be traveling to. Although my guidebook, and […]
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