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Navigating the mean streets of India

Where are we?

Iā€™m not claiming that no one ever uses maps in India. And ā€“ for the upper classes at least ā€“ the increasing popularity of iPhones means that GPS is just a click away. Still, on the whole, people in India get around in a way that constantly challenges detail-oriented, map-obsessed folks like me. My advice (really more directed at myself than anyone else): let go of excessive advanced planning and be prepared to ask for directions at every fork, T and bend in the road. Continue reading