Etand

Etan Doronne

has been a member since Jun 2009 and goes by Etand.

Back from 10 months of traveling India, now in the USA. An experience that started there in 2007 continues, learning from whatever comes my way. Sharing my notebooks, stories, photos & videos here, on twitter ( 'My_India' ) & on Youtube ( MyIndiaExperience). Also touring the USA with 'My India - Where every village is home', a no-charge public program. What are you curious about India that I have left out, please email me with your suggestions: think.good.be.well@gmail.com ~ Enjoy...

Surrender & Salvation
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Surrender & Salvation

5 Apr 20111819 views

Or simply 'Life'. It looks like a miracle but it happens daily.

India's cricket world cup begins with a village boy
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India's cricket world cup begins with a village boy

4 Apr 20113831 views

- 'Today is a holiday? No restaurant is open?'
- 'World cup... India... Sri Lanka'
The story of cricket mixed with rice fields, cows, busy alleys

A foreigner's birthday gift
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A foreigner's birthday gift

31 Mar 20112404 views

What birthday gift could I give 11 year old Viniyasree, as a tourist in Tamil Nadu ? Finally it's a DVD documenting our time together.

250 stamps later... ready to ship !
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250 stamps later... ready to ship !

30 Mar 20113358 views

What does it take to ship a parcel with Indian Post and how I add fun and new friends to this maze ?

My Tamil family homemade Israeli dinner
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My Tamil family homemade Israeli dinner

17 Mar 20117969 views

4 people, 3 hours later, too long, even in terms of Indian complex kitchen. -'Do you make this daily?' -'Yes'. But we started from scratch

Indian impro-talent show
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Indian impro-talent show

15 Mar 20112131 views

What can you do in an Indian rural town's public park? I had no big expectations but what did I know ?...

A writing point of view
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A writing point of view

4 Mar 20111955 views

Today I aimed for a writing spot on the samudra (ocean). Cyber cafe cubicle feel is opposite to the Indian life I try to forward.

'Did you come first?'
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'Did you come first?'

5 Feb 20111514 views

The answer is 'no'. But it was worth running the extra mile. Shanti Shanti, Dir'e-Dir'e.

2011 My India documentary
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2011 My India documentary

4 Jan 20113058 views

January 18th 2011, back to India. The means: living in remote rural villages, video documenting their lives. The Aim: Benefit both villagers and us westerners

"You take Chai?" - Asked my sweet, warm and spicy India
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"You take Chai?" - Asked my sweet, warm and spicy India

14 Dec 20104882 views

Composed of British grammar and an Ayurvedic twist on the 'proper' imperial drink, it tells the story of India.

The Dhaba - ढाबा
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The Dhaba - ढाबा

2 Oct 20106186 views

India. The rural restaurant - where the beauty is on the plate rather then on the walls. The sure bet for taste-buds and stomach.

Crash Landing
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Crash Landing

13 Aug 20103871 views

The return from India and the landing back in the USA: Culture shock, panic attack homelessness. The journey continues.