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The Cinderblock Part 3

Shortly after the phone call, we see two of the guys from earlier haul a bed inside the cinderblock. They put it in the corner and then go get sheets. So that is what the phone call was about – … Continue reading

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The Cinderblock – part two

The drivers leave, and with them all of our hope. Resigned, we settle in for what proves to be one of the longest nights of my life. Did I mention it’s freezing? How did we end up in this concrete … Continue reading

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The Cinderblock – Part one

You know what? I never found that phantom chanting. Eff you, Kumbh. The cars were supposed to pick us up at 6pm to take us to Varanasi, where we were catching our flight to Goa. They don’t arrive until 9:45pm. … Continue reading

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