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Home is never home without
  • copious amount of fish
  • frolicking in rivers or lakes
  • nongu sarbath (a palmyra fruit drink)
  • being immersed in nature
  • the ocean breeze
  • Mathew's cake from Trivandrum
  • digging for treasure at the platform book shops in Trivandrum
  • coconut groves 
  • long walks in the colony with friends
  • mom's fun church/walking gang
  • awesome mango + tender coconut shakes (with mangoes and tender coconuts from the farm)
  • fun at a cousin's wedding
  • invariably running into teachers from school 
  • visiting school friends, getting all nostalgic, laughing, crying and hugging
  • tacky multi coloured lighting at church festivals
  • invariably receiving the good karma of lower berths on train journeys

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