Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak I wasn’t sure at first what to think about this book because I found it quite boring for the first 2/3 of the way, but for the whole last 1/3 I found myself 1)mad … Continue reading

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My true identity is revealed

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Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr

Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr I adored this book. Nim is cute, sweet, and incredibly resourceful. Her island is wonderful and she has lovable animal friends that she plays with. Basically Wendy Orr has written a book about my fantasy … Continue reading

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Allappuzha

Next we drove down to Alappuzha (Alleppey), a lovely town filled with canals and streams, rice paddies and coconut trees. Known as the “Venice of the East”, many people live along the canals and get around via boats. We spent … Continue reading

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Kumarakom

So I’m not even close to done with describing my trip to india. After Thekkady, we went to a town called Kumarakom, on the border of Vembanad Lake. The lake is India’s longest lake (according to wikipedia anyway) and is … Continue reading

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Twilight

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer Twilight wasn’t as bad as I had expected but I think I definitely felt a little too old to read this book. I had trouble getting into the romance and the teen angst sections just felt … Continue reading

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One year anniversary!

Apparently it is the one year anniversary of my blog (or it was on 2/3) and I still don’t have a good title for it. hmm. Awesome Blogsome appears to be taken. “There’s a monster at the end of this … Continue reading

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Thekkady

Next stop Thekkady! In Thekkady we visited a spice farm that had lots of spice trees, flowers, and nuts. We saw: pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, coffee, cocoa, jackfruit, betel nut, allspice, chinese coriander, curry leaves, rubber trees, vanilla, and sandalwood. … Continue reading

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Munnar

From Kochi we drove to Munnar, a quiet town in the hills of Kerala. Despite the winding, nausea-inducing drive (with very scary blind curves), I was entranced by the lush green hills covered with tea plants and flowers. We stayed … Continue reading

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Kochi

Next stop Kochi! We flew from Delhi to Kochi (also known as Cochin), a city on the southwest coast of India. I was amazed at how clean and modern the city was in comparison to many of the other cities … Continue reading

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