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1. I seem to have a problem in India. Whenever i go to a restaurant and order something, they don't have it. Seriously. I'd say that, on average, once a day I will tell the waiter what I want and he will say "no." Sometimes I will order again and get the same response and be so frustrated I just have to ask, "OK, what do you have?" ...

After three months in India, Jaime and I arrived in our final city: Mumbai. It was kind of bittersweet. India was finally starting to grow on me, but, at the same time, I was itching to get out and to be on my own again. While we were having fun, I think we both knew that even if we hadn't planned on separating at that point, it was about time to go our separate ways....

I was already feeling famous in India. People were stopping all over, asking to get their photo taken with me. Men and children were staring at me constantly. Hotel owners were always asking for my autograph. I knew that it was only a matter of time before this near-celebrity paid off. Welcome to Mumbai. Almost as soon as I stepped out of the cab to look for a hotel, a man approached me, handed me his card, and asked if I was free the next day to film a Bollywood movie. Finally, I was discovered! ...

After Hampi, Jaime and I headed back to Goa. We parted ways with Dani, who went back to Palolem to be with Jess, and made our way to Panaji, the capital of Goa. We arrived ridiculously early in the morning, tired, and had to sit on the street with all our bags for a couple of hours until we could check into a hotel. We spent the first half of the day walking around. Really though, there was hardly anything to do there. So we decided that the next morning we'd head on to Anjuna....

If you ever want to know what it's like to be a celebrity be a blonde girl traveling in Hampi. Where I've had those feelings elsewhere in India, especially throughout the South, no where were they as strong as in Hampi. People stopped me all over wanting to get their photo taken of me. Or wanting me to take their photo with my camera even though they would never see it beyond the two-second preview afterwards. ...

Sometimes, like when I'm standing on an overcrowded Indian train with nothing else to do but think for hours, I think about certain things. Like how everything in our life, every event, every decision, leads us up to where we are right now. Because right now is standing on an overcrowded Indian train with nothing else to do but think for hours....

We arrived in Kollam broken, with the sole mission of renting a houseboat to explore the famous backwaters of Kerala. The city was dirty, crowded, not-so-tourist friendly. After a disappointing meal of flavored liquid on rice we headed towards the docks in search of a houseboat. We spent hours trying to negotiate with companies. They all offered the same tired package and no one would budge on the price. ...