Monthly Archives: January 2009

Pride and Prejudice now featuring…Zombies?

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance—Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! Not sure if this is real or not, but it looks hilarious!

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Agra

Next stop Agra! We drove through heavy traffic to get to Agra, which meant unfortunately that we didn’t get there in time to see everything we wanted to. But at least we had time to see the Taj Mahal which … Continue reading

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100 beautiful words

100 beautiful words as seen on Bookninja.com

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Ranthambhore

We drove from Jaipur to Ranthambhore where they have a tiger reserve. Tigers used to roam all over India, but because of hunting and the huge human population boom, tigers now only live in the few reserves that have been … Continue reading

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Jantar Mantar

I forgot Jantar Mantar! In Jaipur, there is a really really cool astronomical observatory from the 1700s filled with gigantic stone instruments used to make various astronomical measurements. One of the site’s claims to fame is that it has one … Continue reading

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Jaipur

Next stop Jaipur! Jaipur was one of my favorite places that we visited on this trip, since it was relatively clean and there was so much to see from exquisite palaces to dramatic hilltop forts. Much of the city is … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Readers – WSJ.com

The Triumph of the Readers – WSJ.com

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you know you’re a major dork when…

you’re typing up a battlestar galactica blog entry. I know. You can stop laughing now. I just couldn’t help myself, I finally got around to watching it last night. (contains spoilers, don’t read on if you still plan on watching … Continue reading

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Udaipur

Next stop Udaipur! Our next stop was Udaipur, a city filled with many man-made lakes. We stayed at a resort that was on an island in the middle of Jaisamand Lake (“the second largest man-made lake in Asia”!). It was … Continue reading

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Delhi

It has been a really long time since my last blog entry, and a lot has happened since then. My whole family and I went to India for three weeks and had a marvelous time! So much happened that I … Continue reading

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