Customer service

I picked up my bag and found the foreigners’ dormitory. The moment I entered, a deranged Lithuanian woman beat me with a broom for not removing my shoes quickly enough. A Dutch Sikh convert called Cornelius was sitting in the corner reading from an English translation of the Granth Sahib. He was wearing a navy turban, or pagri, and white robes, with a small ceremonial dagger hanging from a yellow sash. He looked up and smiled.

‘Don’t worry,’ he said, ‘she does this to everyone.’

— J. Bealby. For a Pagan Song. Travels in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Advertisements
Published in: on 27/05/2010 at 10:35  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://burubaxair.wordpress.com/2010/05/27/customer-service/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: