When I first visited the holy city as a college student, I felt like an outsider. Going back as a convert, I still did, until a group of praying women showed me that I belonged.
On our first vacation together, we fell in love in this idyllic Mexican beach town. When we returned among the throes of wedding insanity, it was clear what we had to do.
…But then I discovered a beautiful pocket of my childhood India that had survived.