Friday, January 11, 2008

Hashish, Madam?

One of my favorite memories of my first visit to Nepal (1998) is of being called "madam" when offered drugs. It didn't stop at hash either, but was usually followed up by opium, grass, and so on. This trip has proved to be simillarly amusing, although I think the list of products may have increased.

A few years in India (and 10 years of hard living) has somewhat taken the shine off of being addressed "madam", though.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Matty said...

"You are now in a very famous place, called Thamel!"

4:36 PM  
Blogger evr said...

All the dealers in Amsterdam spoke to me in Dutch.

8:31 PM  

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