August 21 and 22
I arrived a little bleary from the overnight bus – better than a red-eye flight at least!
First thing we’re off to the U.S. Embassy in a quixotic effort to get Rupa a visa to come to the states. I’d rate the odds at less than 20%, but still worth a try.
All the begging for an exception is now complete and we wait for The Powers That Be to reply.