I’m writing my last Curried Alaskan post in the Frankfurt Airport on layover from India to the United States.
How to describe the emotions, the effort and the stress of getting our family moved out of our rental house in just a couple days? I’m too drained right now for clever words. We scheduled our last trip right at the end of our year in India, with only a couple days back home in Pune for final packing.
An ex-pat friend of mine in marveled at our year-long stay. “I would never do it for anything less than three years,” she said. “It’s just too difficult for foreigners to get established here.”
In some ways, our last trip to Kerala was the perfect way to end our Fulbright year in India. Unlike other trips that involved pilgrimages to temples, holy places and famous historical sites, our trip to Kerala was for pure relaxation and enjoyment. Read more