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Traveling in India often means trekking through small villages and cities that don’t have the standard fast-food or high end options. Many travelers are often afraid to eat locally, thinking that they will get sick. But to miss the local cuisine is to miss out on one of the best parts of India.
The smell of morning glory and fried pork sifts through the air. The food in this village is always guaranteed fresh and delicious. The feasts are the highlight of our stay. We wander into the kitchen, asking, “What's for dinner;" Morning glory, larb moo (spicy pork), cabbage soup, and -- a plate of deep fried bamboo worms!
“You have two options; a whole snake for fifty dollars, or half a snake for twenty five dollars” the old woman says, “For fifty, I gut a live snake in front of you and pour its blood into a shot glass. Then you eat the heart while its still beating! Its very good for you!” We looked at each other stunned. But not so stunned. I knew this. I demanded we go to the snake restaurant in...