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Old 11th March 2008, 12:55   #31
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Hello and a warm welcome, Vinod. Yours has already been a truly inspiring ride! Traffic in the cities must seem as child's play to you. Good on you mate.Keep Going.
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Welcome vinod. pleasure to read your thread.
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Village life is not easy, especially after living in cities. By romanticizing village life, we are making light of the hardships Vinod has underwent. Vacationing in villages is one thing, but living there is something else.
This is good enough for another thread, but where was the 'romanticising' part in that?

Nobody says that village life is easy - it still rates quite highly in the overall scheme of things for me, though. And I personally will be going back to my village one day. A real village, that is.

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T And I personally will be going back to my village one day. A real village, that is.
I never came from a village, but it is my desire to eventually settle down in a small town. Where things are simple and everyone is happy in their own way.
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This is good enough for another thread, but where was the 'romanticising' part in that?
It was in response to the statement that there are tonnes of people who'd be ready to give up everything and live in a place like that.

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And I personally will be going back to my village one day. A real village, that is.
How do you define a real village?

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Where things are simple and everyone is happy in their own way.
Such a place exists only in dreams and movies.
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I never came from a village, but it is my desire to eventually settle down in a small town. Where things are simple and everyone is happy in their own way.
There's no place without problems, Sam. You will lose your anonymity (sic?) in a village - it would be very hard to hide a Yeti in a small town.
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How do you define a real village?
Come home and I'll show you.

Else come to Madakki in Wynad where my cousin still runs his little 'estate', where you wake up at 3.30 am and join the 'activity' whether you are on vacation or otherwise.
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where you wake up at 3.30 am.
No no. I don't want to live in a place where you wake up at 3.30. Plan cancelled.
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Else come to Madakki in Wynad where my cousin still runs his little 'estate', where you wake up at 3.30 am and join the 'activity' whether you are on vacation or otherwise.
I don't need to do that, I could go 3Kms from my home to the family farm house, which is a pukka village house. No electricity half the time, phone works occasionally, no other house in 200 meter radius, it is surrounded by paddy fields and areca plantation. That's where I shot the Nutty Story report. Anyway, I don't want to get into whose village is more backward contest.

The major factors that stop willing city-dwellers from moving into villages are as follows: Bare minimum medical facilities, sub-standard schools, and bare minimum shopping options. I am currently suffering through all three despite living close to a district HQ, it is still nowhere close to what a large city can offer.
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Welcome aboard. Good to see you here Vinod. You are an inspiration for many of us here. And you make us (the Team BHP community proud too). So ROCK ON my friend
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Vinod,
That was a hard and sweet journey to where you are now. Welcome to team-bhp.
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Woowww !

Great intro post, vvvinod .
Welcome to Team BHP!
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This is good enough for another thread,
Good idea.. Mods: Please hack some of this into a seperate thread. And delete THIS post
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Welcome "home" VVVinod. We are proud to have a family member like you.
For any help with regards to cars/ICE/General discussions, please feel free to post here and we all would be more than happy to help eachother.

lastly, please don't block T-BHP in your company please...you are the System Admin
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Thanks for the warm welcome, i am planning to upgrade my Satro to Honda City VTEC or I-DSI, i am little confused, posted a new thread, waiting for moderator approval, please help me by putting your valuable thoughts on it
Also I am very happy assist any of our team-member planning to visit Wayanad
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