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One Stamp, Two Stamp, Red Stamp, Blue Stamp (a cautionary border-crossing tale)

How did we end up in this mess? A quick refresher…

We were originally booked on a Spicejet flight from Kathmandu to Bagdogra (Nepal to India) on our way to Kalimpong, but Spicejet was going under (no one would sell them fuel at the time), and cancelled the flight, so we hastily booked a flight […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: India tour blog||Comments Off on One Stamp, Two Stamp, Red Stamp, Blue Stamp (a cautionary border-crossing tale)

India Tour Blog Chapter 4: Nepal

Chapter 4: Nepal

Picture Kathmandu, and all sorts of exotic images probably come to mind: majestic mountains, Buddhist temples, and ancient history. You’d be partly right, and you’d see them all eventually… once the smog clears. Kathmandu is one of the world’s most polluted cities: the usual developing-nation issue of dirty engines and energy, multiplied […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Categories: India tour blog, Uncategorized||Comments Off on India Tour Blog Chapter 4: Nepal

India Tour Blog Chapter 3: Delhi to Kathmandu

Dec 7                         Days 9-10            Delhi

 The capital of India, and the seat of so much of India’s history. Yet, we still don’t really know the place at all. Suba’s last visit was when she was eight. Ed breezed through a couple of years ago, but never really got a feel for the place. […]

By |January 11th, 2015|Categories: India tour blog, Uncategorized||Comments Off on India Tour Blog Chapter 3: Delhi to Kathmandu

India Tour Blog Chapter 2: Bhopal

Click Here for Chapter One. For pictures only, check out Ed’s Photo Gallery. Or, have them both open for a multimedia experience!
Dec 2                                                Day 4: Bhopal
Ed was 14 years old when the Bhopal Disaster happened. He was affected deeply by the news coverage at the time, and it never left him: 25 […]

By |December 25th, 2014|Categories: India tour blog, Uncategorized||Comments Off on India Tour Blog Chapter 2: Bhopal

Three new tour videos!

Seasonal Greetings from Kolkata!

We haven’t posted much of late, simply because we’ve been so busy, compounded by internet connectivity problems in a couple places. There are detailed blog posts coming, but here are three videos from our recent time in Kalimpong, India, where we were working with the kids at the Gandhi Ashram School. […]

By |December 23rd, 2014|Categories: India tour blog||Comments Off on Three new tour videos!

New album charting in Canada

Our new album, The Humours of Autorickshaw, is charting on Canadian independent radio:

By |December 14th, 2014|Categories: News||Comments Off on New album charting in Canada

Autorickshaw in WholeNote Magazine

Andrew Timar and The WholeNote Magazine are doing an ongoing series on our India/Nepal tour, and here are the first two articles:
Click below for .pdf files:
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We also appeared in a Bhopal newspaper after our performance on Dec 3rd, the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Disaster, premiering our song City of Lakes:

By |December 5th, 2014|Categories: India tour blog, Uncategorized||Comments Off on Autorickshaw in WholeNote Magazine

India Tour Blog Chapter 1: Mumbai

Nov 28-30. Day 1-ish – Travel
It was about 27 hours of travel… nearly 39 including the time change. We left a mild-winter, -1 degree Toronto on Friday, Nov 28, and arrived in humid, 27 degree Mumbai in the wee hours of Nov 30.

People talk about “time change” when travelling, but it’s really more like […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Categories: India tour blog, Uncategorized||Comments Off on India Tour Blog Chapter 1: Mumbai

Autorickshaw featured in Hindustan Times!

 Sunday, November 30, 2014

Neeraj Santoshi, Hindustan Times
Bhopal, November 27, 2014

 Neeraj Santoshi, Hindustan Times

Bhopal, November 27, 2014
First Published: 14:56 IST(27/11/2014)
Last Updated: 15:01 IST(27/11/2014) Print
Canadian band verses on gas tragedy to reverberate in Bhopal
Link: http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/bhopal/canadian-band-verses-on-gas-tragedy-to-reverberate-in-bhopal/article1-1290633.aspx
“A wind invades your slumber at midnight/Bringing you poisoned gifts of progress/Progress turns away from the fading lights/ Hiding from a crime unconfessed…” […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Categories: India tour blog||Comments Off on Autorickshaw featured in Hindustan Times!

Mumbai mini-post

Mini-update:

We had an uneventful couple of flights (Toronto->Frankfurt->Mumbai), all luggage arrived. We all watched City of God on the plane:  AMAZING. Highly recommended!

Task #1 was a visit to Haridas Vhatkar’s Tabla Shop to pick up Ed’s new drums for the tour:

Then: telephone and internet dongle acquisition and activation (dear Vodafone lady: we all love your […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Categories: India tour blog||Comments Off on Mumbai mini-post