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Dispatch From Kozhikode

This coastal town in Kerala, India, is too shy to betray any signs of its rich history or the important role it once played in world trade.

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In random conversations with farmers

A drive out to the Indian countryside leads to some interesting conversations with farmers.

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Quiet reflections on unplugging from society

A seaside getaway with no cellular network teaches one what it means to live life to the fullest.

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Neuschwanstein

On visiting one of the seven places on my wishlist—a dreamy, but real, castle in the air.