My 500 Rupee Shakedown by the Goan Police

Shakedowns are a way of life in India. They happen to everyone and that’s just the way it is. Literally, things are set up so that corruption is the most economical, most efficient, most expedient, and most common way of doing business and settling legal matters.

Indians measure the costs and benefits of breaking minor […]

Mumbai Tuk-Tuks – WOAH

Yeah, it’s true what they say: Rickshaw drivers are an insane and crazy people.

tuk tuk ride through Mumbai, first person viewReading others’ stories, you do have a vague sense that even the average ride across town is a harrowing experience. But it does nothing to truly […]