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Travels On My Stomach

Away from home comforts, the fitted kitchen and the ceramic tiled bathroom, food becomes a focal point on one’s travels What are we going to eat? What have we just eaten? A place to stop is often determined by the … Continue reading

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Ladakh 22b

The Lehperson’s Guide To Eateries (fr. Travels Through My Stomach) I’ve been asked innumerable times by newcomers, “Where is a good place to eat in Leh?” This is usually asked at a meal time before the menu has even been … Continue reading

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Ladakh 22c

The Lehperson’s Guide To Eateries (cont) (fr. Travels Through My Stomach) Eating out should either be functional or an occasion. To wait two or three hours for a meal makes it a memorable occasion, albeit an aggravating one, especially if … Continue reading

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Ladakh 22d

The Lehperson’s Guide To Eateries (concluded) (fr. Travels Through My Stomach) Tibetan cuisine predominates in Ladakh and after a while begins to pall: it’s bland with limited ingredients. Barley is the main food crop; it is roasted and ground to … Continue reading

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Hyderabad 2

Sat. September 7th Paradise Lodge A busy sort of day after the best night’s sleep I’ve had in ages.  Ah, the benefits of Dunlopillo and the conscious need for the deep state of unconsciousness. I only woke up twice, once … Continue reading

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Letter No. 7 to Son No.1 (Part 2)

After the gastronomic monotony of India (for vegetarians), my appetite has returned. Predominantly Chinese cuisine, there is a wide range of foods to be found. In the evenings, hawkers set up their stall, often adapted trishaws, on which they cook … Continue reading

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‘Food For The Gods’

Hotel Unhajak, Phitsanuluk 3rd January 1986 Eating out can be an adventure. Down the road from here, on the embankment of the River Nan where in the daytime sit the tailors and vendors of LIVES jeans and lurid plaster toys … Continue reading

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