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Later we return

Tomorrow we set off for our trip back to New Zealand. Our travels have been fun. I met new people, and saw family after two years. Every two years, one couple from our family come to Auckland, or we go to India. In Ranchi, I found it funny seeing almost everyone know each other. Teghoria, […]

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Hanglaatherium

A couple of days ago, we went to have lunch out. We went to a popular restaurant in our area, named Hanglaatherium (Hangla, for short). The place had a great atmosphere, and I realized that immediately. Looking at the painted wall of the building, I realized that this was more than food. It was great […]

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A thing or two about everything

Today we went to Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM), a science museum in Kolkata. I really enjoyed my visit to such a nice science museum. I have never visited a science museum before (there is probably none of this nature in entire New Zealand!) and that is why the experience was so great. LEVEL […]

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India #11: Just a minute…

Maybe you thought that there wasn’t a computer here. But, there is! Hooray, huzzah, yahoo! So anyways, lets get talking about the flight to Ranchi! The Ranchi flight was (sort of) a smooth experience. When we got to the airport, there was a line to get in for flights. The people were taking the tickets, […]

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India #10: Ready for Ranchi

Challenge: Find a place called Ranchi on the map. Ranchi is a small town in Jharkhand, a state of India. Ranchi is a town. It is home to my other set of grandparents, as well as my aunt and uncle, who are also coming to visit for the occasion. My dad will be leaving early, […]

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India #7: The Friendly Community

Hello, and welcome to another travel diary! Today, I will tell you the most unique thing about India. The unique thing where everyone in one certain space, gathers together to eat (also known as community dining). We have such community dining in our building, Mecon Tower. One of the most beautiful things about Bengal is […]

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India #6: Lights, Camera, Action!

Last night, my grandfather starred in two movies. Not really, but he did two theater stage performances. The first one, had him as a lawyer. People came asking him for money to create something, and he kept kicking them out. At the end, somebody came to give him his money back. The guy made my […]

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India #5: Stories, studies, stuff

In India, as well as Auckland, my mother uses a social media app to share what’s going on in your life. She doesn’t post regularly, but she checks out her feed every day, to find quotes and stories. People write inspiring quotes about books, movies, life, food, people, and anything else you can imagine! People […]

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India #3: Various idols, stunning decor, and a giant housed world

Hello everyone! Live in India, TRAVEL DIARY THE THIRD! Let’s see what happens to us in this adventure! Starting………last night! Last night, at maybe 7-8 PM, my father, my grandfather, and I went out to see idols of India, or as some would call them, “thakur”. We first went to a place that was huge, […]

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India #2: Sounds of Music, and the taste of tradition

Hello and welcome, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, to the second FUNADDICT travel diary! Starting……..yesterday night! A few hours ago, at about 8 at night, my grandmother performed on stage underneath our building. She sang songs, along with a few other ladies living at Mecon Tower. I taped some of the songs they performed […]