Archive for October, 2006

Indian Visa

Friday, October 6th, 2006 by Brian

Jennifer and I got up this morning and headed to the Indian Embassy near Geary and Arguello to obtain tourist visas for early next year. Six months for $60. We stood in a pretty long and chaotic line while the passport customers were turbo’d to the front of the line. When our [...]

Fujitsu P1510D and HP HW6915 and Backpack

Friday, October 6th, 2006 by Brian

Both of my big purchases for the trip showed up today, the Fujitsu P1510D Lifebook laptop/tablet and HP HW6915 quad-band GSM phone with Wi-fi, bluetooth and GPS. Pictured next to my Indian Visa and Int’l Driving Permit, you can see the relative size of the Lifebook. It’s tiny. Kind of thick, [...] Calling Cards

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006 by Brian

Like everyone else and their brothers, I ordered 100 cards for $20 by pulling images from Flickr. Except instead of just randomly picking some photos, I built a small image to be used as a contact card I could hand out while I’m travelling. The title is a little silly but I [...]

21 Days & Counting

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006 by Brian

Since I’m sending lots of emails to old friends, colleagues and family, this may be the first post you’ll see in my travelogue. Thanks for taking a look, I am sorry it’s been so long since we’ve been in touch and I’m trying to improve my record in that category. I’m about [...]