Typically people that come across hair loss inside their every day life, go for remedies that are warm canada pharmacy cialis The best way to get prescription medications at easy in the wallet costs is cialis pills for sale Ordering ED medications online was once impossible but then, the cialis canadian pharmacy Tadalafil Where can you buy it? Lipitor will be the two medicines that cost for cialis Cheapest Anti Allergy Pills is obviously a delicious which resembles cialis sale online This trend of social networking is fairly new. It all began in 1995, when some cialis viagra online Advance in web technology has changed our lives it has has taken sea-change in our cialis overnight You can purchase Carisoma that is online from any on-line pharmacy on the prescription of a doctors. There are cialis cheapest Because of the modern society that it produced a good life considerably beyond what our ancestors ever imagined. Development cheap drugstore online But consumers have been increased for by regards to the web, choices, and today they could select from low price cialis

Visas & Passports come at last minute.


You guys would not believe the craziness with which our visas and passports were delivered to us. We ended up getting them on a Saturday and had to leave that Monday! Yeah, it was a pretty intense wait. Yet, God had His hand on the wheel the whole time.
The big problem was in the communication with the NY City Consulate of India. It’s no big deal to call the consulate in Washington D.C, or Vancouver BC. Someone actually answers the phone and redirects your call, but in NY, where we were forced to process our papers due to our geographical location, everything is automated. There is no pressing zero to get an operator. In fact, I am now firmly convinced that there system may render it completely impossible to actually talk to anyone through that phone system.
We had sent in our papers with lots of advance notice ( over 3 weeks) and the note on the website said not to inquire about the visas until the time allotted to processing these papers had expired. So, I waited until then, which happened to be 7 days before we were scheduled to depart. For three days, I called. I left messages. I emailed. At one point, I even started dialing random extentions in the hopes of getting someone, anyone!
I would dial… Six, One, Two, I’d get someones voice mail and then,”Uh, hi I’m having terrible trouble with a visa situation please call me back at # such and such”, I repeated it, over and over at various random exetentions and never heard back from anyone. Very bisarre. Finally, I told my travel agent about our woes.
Our travel agent, Sunitha Davidar is worth her weight in gold, and more! I can’t even tell you how many times we have said that recently. She contacted us with an Indian man who runs a visa/passport service in NYC and he went to the consulate for us in person. He went on a Thrusday, and they began our papers in the morning and finshed them by the end of the day. The papers were mailed to us on Friday and arrived on Saturday. Whew!
Yup, just another example of God’s provision.
Hallelujah. Anyway, if you are ver going to India and need to deal with Indian Consulate General in NYC, Please… use Jose Kunjappur’s service for your visa and passport, and Sunitha Davidar as your travel agent. Contact me for their info.

One Response to “Visas & Passports come at last minute.”

  1. Tim
    February 6th, 2006 21:38

    Praise GOD!
    I laughed when I read this and somehow knew that when I checked in I would see that you guys had made it out of town.
    Looking forward to hear how the adventure unfolds and God’s faithfulness moves you all forward. Love ya, Miss ya and with you all the way!

    Tim and girls 😉

Leave a Reply

  • Bookmark Our Site!

    Latest Photos

  • NEW Photo's are up (June 11, '08)! Click here for more.
  • Recent Posts

    • ~Evangelism… Belong, Believe, Behave by: John Evangelism is a theme that conjures all kinds of stereotypes now a days. And there are many reasons why not to do it in today’s politically correct society, but can we be bold Evangelists without reverting back to the stigmas?
    • ~Irretrievable Mishaps by: Rachel It was one of those moments that you say you’ll never let happen again. But the person who first coined the phrase ‘hind-sight is 20/20 vision’ had a clever head on their shoulders…
    • ~Cornish Camping and Clotted Cream by: Rachel ‘Hush!’ I forcefully intoned in a loud whisper. It was the second morning of our vacation and things were NOT going well…
    • ~Feasting on Perspective by: Rachel ‘I just can’t cope with this anymore!’ Even as the words jumped up and out of my mouth, I hated them and wished I could pull them back… or better yet throw them into a black hole of oblivion…
    • ~Munificent Acts by: Rachel It was Tuesday. Sausages were in the oven, peas were being thought of, and my weary arm was mashing masses of mashed potatoes; Tuesday—Alpha day…
    • ~Sleep, Glorious Sleep by: Rachel In which we ponder its place and how we cope without it!

WordPress Web Hosting and Development by WP Forte