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[Comments] (3) Dislike: India's great. Here's what I don't like about living here.

The kitchen.
I have to boil water to wash dishes.
There are bugs.
The counters are lower in the US. My back hurts washing dishes, and Dalton can reach things more easily.
The cupboards are SO not baby proof. Dalton pulls out all the dishes, and slams the doors really loudly.
There's no door (hence the previously mentioned Dalton problems.
The cupboard under the sink smells like mildew and is gross. I tied it shut to keep Dalton from opening it.
I have to use a lighter to light the stove.

Laundry. I don't mind doing laundry every day, or hanging the clothes to dry. But the washer takes forever to fill and, again, there's no hot water. Ours clothes don't always smell clean, either.

Opening the door and smelling India.
The floors are really hard.
Can't get some food (cheaply, or at all) like peanut butter, brown sugar,
Grocery shopping is annoying sometimes. I have to take an elevator.
Dirt.
No sidewalks.
European store timings.
Power outages.
Can't get the wireless to work.
Hmm. Maybe that's it! Small annoyances. Seriously, though, sometimes when I go out into the washroom and someone else is cooking dinner, I'm really glad I'm not pregnant. Bleh.


Comments:

Posted by Mom at Thu Dec 30 2010 13:02

Those dislikes would be mine too. Do you have to shower in cold water?

Posted by Susie at Thu Dec 30 2010 18:20

The bathrooms have hot water, though the shower isn't great.

Posted by John at Fri Dec 31 2010 04:09

We have hot water in the bathrooms, but none in the kitchen. We have a hot water faucet but it's not turned on. We asked about that and they told us no hot water in the kitchen.

I had a cold shower our first day here because I didn't know how to turn on the hot water. It has its own power switch here!


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