First morning in Navsari, in the new Kalyan Bhuvan, felt good. Nita wanted to eat some desi biscuits – walked down to local shops, literally down the street and picked up some “Parya Biscuits” and my favourite – Parle G.
Around 9 am, the maid organised by our driver arrived – Mehga. Got her starting in removing all the dust from around the house – lots of dust in Navsari and regular cleaning is definitely required. Also found out that we were missing a few of the essential cleaning materials, had a list ready for afternoon shopping.
Nickesh (my cousin from US) visited later on – the last time we met was in 1985. He was here with his family and today was his last day. Really good to catch up with him.
Arvind kaka and Vinod kaka were also in town – they gave me some great pointers on where too buy everyday stuff from. Apparently fresh Paturi, Kahman and Jalebi were available every morning near our place – also a bakery around the corner had fresh soft bread rolls.
Lunch tiffen arrived – it was Binda, Rice & Dahl today, girls had no problems with the rice.
Pooja was still a bit sick – loose motion continued. We decided to leave the kids home with Megha who was home till 4 pm. Allowed us to quickly cover mota bazaar.
Later on that evening Nickesh and family did visit us. Finally met his family! Little Sanya is soo cute, she had a great time with Pooja’s Mickey toys.
Hopefully would be seeing them soon in Australia for Nick Morris’s wedding!
(Cousins, Neha with Heneal kaki and cousin Sanya)
After dinner, decided to head to the movies – saw Ladies vs Ricky Bahl @ the Jahinger theatre – it was recently renovated and did look like it. Movie was good – more of a timepass. Finished close to midnight, had to wait around 5 – 10 before we got an auto.
Still had NOT worked out how the rubbish was disposed off here, all the rubbish from the day had been stacked in an empty carton, tomorrows mission – find out where to dispose of home garbage.
Bro, it was great meeting you after 27 years!! Hope to see you all soon again. Enjoy the rest of your stay in India!