October of last year I travelled to India for a 2 month vacation. A trip to Hyderabad and some adorable moments with my niece; Diwali and a wedding at V’s parents’ place in Delhi; a family get together for my niece’s second birthday at my parents place in Allahabad and some fun meetings with friends were the highlights of my stay.

Here are a few pics from that trip.


With my niece, in Hyderabad

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Trouble comes in threes. Caught a cold and with that a sore throat, fever and body ache (and the reason why I am up late at this hour since I was out the whole day sleeping under the effect of the cough syrup). Then my foot has been aching for a while and have no idea why, making standing a pain. Also, mother nature planned to visit me with its monthly gift at the exact same time while all this was happening.

And if all that wasn’t enough I have to start packing! Those of you who know me or have read this blog post would know that I absolutely hate (with a capital H) packing. Its right next to washing a pressure cooker and lizards on the “Things I Hate” list.

But then I had to get this post out before I leave and announce the winner of the giveaway I hosted. I used random.org to generate a number and the winning comment is Carolsue Anderson’s. Congratulation Carolsue- I will be contacting you soon.

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