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Post by Graham Smith » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm

An ox cart in a West Bengal village.

I'm off out to India again tomorrow, to say I'm excited would be an understatement.

First a few days in Kolkata then out to the tribal villages in the forests with a children's health team.
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Post by minniev » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:09 pm

Graham Smith wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm
An ox cart in a West Bengal village.

I'm off out to India again tomorrow, to say I'm excited would be an understatement.

First a few days in Kolkata then out to the tribal villages in the forests with a children's health team._DSC1160-b.jpg
Graham, that is wonderful - bright and full of life, rich in culture, and with a touch of humor when compared to the morning commute I dealt with every day for 40 something years.

Please take care and have fun.. Bring back more wonderful images for those of us who wish we were with you. If you run into a spot of wi-fi along the way, send us a quick image to break up our winter doldrums!
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Post by Graham Smith » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:56 pm

Thanks Paula, I had thought about titling it "Amazon next day delivery India style"

I will be taking pictures for CNI (Church of North India) but I made sure that will be getting plenty of time to do my own stuff, both in Kolkata and out in the tribal villages. This time the visit will be more relaxed than the one in 2016 which was a lot of formal ceremonies and meet and greet stuff.

It will be great to meet up with old friends out there, especially those at the hospital in Sarenga. What a joy that place is.

Wifi will be okay the first few days but spasmodic to zero for the second week.

80°F will be tough but I will struggle on, after all, someone has to do it :D
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Post by PietFrancke » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:22 pm

super cool image Graham, no texting while driving I see. Looking forward to what you bring back!

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Post by Matt Quinn » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:00 am

Graham Smith wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm
An ox cart in a West Bengal village.

I'm off out to India again tomorrow, to say I'm excited would be an understatement.

First a few days in Kolkata then out to the tribal villages in the forests with a children's health team._DSC1160-b.jpg
Safe trip.

I love the right antler on the cow on the right; used to signal a left-hand turn, I imagine. And the fellow's leg hanging down--the brake? Brings back my years in the Philippines where the farmers used water buffalo. It was always an awesome sight to see a tiny child atop a massive beast lumbering through the rice paddies. I have no photos, though.

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Post by St3v3M » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:03 pm

Graham Smith wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm
An ox cart in a West Bengal village.

I'm off out to India again tomorrow, to say I'm excited would be an understatement.

First a few days in Kolkata then out to the tribal villages in the forests with a children's health team._DSC1160-b.jpg
What an exciting adventure! Know we are with you every step of the way! S-
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Post by Graham Smith » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:05 pm

St3v3M wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:03 pm
Graham Smith wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:58 pm
An ox cart in a West Bengal village.

I'm off out to India again tomorrow, to say I'm excited would be an understatement.

First a few days in Kolkata then out to the tribal villages in the forests with a children's health team._DSC1160-b.jpg
What an exciting adventure! Know we are with you every step of the way! S-
As you have no doubt noticed Steve, I'm back safe and sound :)
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Post by St3v3M » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:41 pm

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Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:05 pm
As you have no doubt noticed Steve, I'm back safe and sound :)
I've been running so fast lately I feel like I'm a stranger in a strange land.

I'm glad your home and look forward to catching up! S-
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