Indo Inquisition

13 weeks in India



Jul '12 - Jan '13

  • Delhi Arrival

    By amlocke
    Jul 29, '12 11:11 AM EST

    Day 2 Upon arrival in Delhi I managed to learn my first lesson at the cost of 70 US dollars and a blow to the heart. The time was 1:50 am local, and I was to be greeted at the airport by my shuttle driver who would take me to my 'budget' hotel. To my dismay, however, there was no one holding my... View full entry

  • Shanghai Layover

    By amlocke
    Jul 28, '12 11:16 PM EST

    The layover in Shanghai was a brief 3 hours, but my lack of sleep and difference in time made it seem threefold. The airport itself was airy and bright- a steel Dulles. The price to pay for such extensive glazing with little overhang is higher air conditioning. However, judging by the beads of... View full entry

  • Mental Limbo

    By amlocke
    Jul 28, '12 6:49 PM EST

    The daunting thought of 24 hours packed in an aluminum tube, given no more space than the terrarium I had as a child, is dulled by the surprising ease to which tranquility has entered my mind. The infinite day, to which I have so lately been inclined, is substituted itself to 24 hours of... View full entry


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  • The Catalyst

    By amlocke
    Jul 25, '12 2:56 AM EST

    I cannot forget how I ended up in such a propitious position. Here's to the Cavin Fellowship and the most rewarding double all-nighter I've ever done. To see the project that sent me to India, click here View full entry

  • Graphic Itinerary

    By amlocke
    Jul 24, '12 2:42 PM EST

    The journey will almost stretch across all of India, attempting to avoid the torrential downpours of monsoon season. Although the majority of the transportation will be by rail, certain strategic flights have been arranged both early on and at the end of the trip as to account for efficiency. For... View full entry

  • Join me July 26th

    By amlocke
    Jul 16, '12 11:28 PM EST

    The Beginning of a Journey View full entry

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About this Blog

An Indo Inquisition is a thirteen-week train expedition across India. The journey will document the influences of international modernism and British occupation, as well as compare the effects of wealth accumulation, culture, religion, and poverty with economic growth and their effect on the built environment.

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  • amlocke

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