We Went Nowhere, and We Did Nothing!

I’ve been back for several weeks from visiting Udaipur in February. (And the loathesome Washington DC winter was waiting for me when I got back.)

This time around, I was having some physical problems I thought could be treated by massage. Because it limited my ability to get around, I had to ask Nirmal to cancel the road trip he had planned for Gujarat so I could have massages several times a week. We went nowhere, and we didn’t do much of anything most days.

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Even so, doing nothing in Udaipur is preferable to doing it elsewhere. It’s extremely hard to get tired of looking at it.

Before I arrived, Pushker and Rafiq had mentioned many times on Skype that this had been a terrible tourist season. There were fewer visitors than usual, and they hardly got any work. Wouldn’t you know it, from the day I arrived until the day I left, they had clients!  Good for them, but it meant I had to wait until the end of most days to see them.

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Still, lolling around all day with Nirmal in the faintly warm weather and missing all the snow and ice of DC for three weeks was pretty sweet.

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