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Sunday, November 15, 2015

Getting Set Up - Day 11

We know from experience it is going to take a few days to settle in. Getting a full stock of food and all the other necessities takes a while. Actually, this part of spending winters abroad can be very enjoyable. The process of setting things up for life in a new place doesn't seem like a chore; it's a set of memorable experiences.

Looking at the East Bank

We ventured to the the main few shops on our side of the river in the morning. We found frozen chicken breast, so we had our first lunch at home. Jay is an excellent cook and, honestly, part of the fun of travel is buying locally and appreciating how the ingredients create good food.

First Lunch in Winter Apt.

We most definitely did not have a fully-stocked pantry for the preparation of our first meal. Middle Eastern, Asian, and South Asian inspired foods require a lot of spices. It is a bit hot around midday, so we chose to venture across the river in the evening. As always, we took the public ferry and paid our equivalent of a US quarter to go and come.

Sunday Evening

We found many of the types of shops we were looking for. We bought all our supplies at one of them. Jay spent almost $20 but managed to get: cumin, coriander, turmeric, black pepper, chili powder, cinnamon powder, and four nutmeg seeds. We'll be set for a while.

Sunday Evening
Sunday Evening


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