House Hunting Hyderabad

House hunting in India is an exhausting mix of sightseeing, assessment, and ultimately, decision-making.  Some organizations provide guidance in the form of a handler to ensure the would-be expat doesn’t cause an international incident, while other people will arrive with nothing more than an outdated map and best wishes.  Both use-cases provide an opportunity to share some hopefully beneficial information.

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No More Excuses: A Newbie Writer’s Journey

It was silly early in India.  At 5:00 AM the sun hid beyond the horizon, reflected light casting shadows over a dusty landscape dotted with multistory flats and makeshift tenements.  There are few sounds, save a crow’s piercing squawk, a cow’s soulful moo, and the hum of the nearby concrete manufacturing facility.  The unmistakable smell of burning plastic, wet wood, and cow dung permeate the dining room—a recurring beginning on a Newbie writer’s journey.

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