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As of 365 days ago we were all drifting far above the Asian continent, very much separate but somehow connected by gossamer threads of what destiny had in store for…
Thanks for all your submissions and drum roll please!
After going through a rigorous selection process, we narrowed the field down to 14 photos and 3 videos – there were…
Thanks to all of you for your submissions for this semester’s contest! We are going through all of them right now and will post the finalists very soon for everyone…
Our boogers are black…we’re back in Dheli.
Our final night was spent at the Wongden House, where we found ourselves 3 months ago on our very first night. Erin checks…
Hi families and friends, significant others and random readers!
Sorry for the delay with the blog. Each moment in McLeod Ganj ends up being too precious to find the time…
Buddhist Teachings, discussion, films
pooja ritual at Chokling Monastery
Movies: The Story of Stuff, 10 Questions with the Dalai Lama, Thich Naht Hahn film about peace
Here is how our travel went from Rishikesh to Amritsar. We left Rishikesh at
10:30 from our relaxing hotel with great yack cheese sandwiches and took a bus…
Namaste friends and family!
Erin here, blogging to catch you up on our many adventures since the trek!
After bidding farewell to our trekking guide, Dendu, and the cooks and…
From the journals and minds of the young trekkers, I present to you individual “Revelations/inspirations/moments of empowerment” from our hike/bus tour.
Brianna H.-wants to expand her eating horizons (unlike her…
Dear Family, Friends, and Fellow Readers,
After seeing the other eight start their hike towards the massive mountains, Mariah and I began our journey with our contact, Arthur and driver,…
“Did you hear about the circus?”
“It was in-tents”
And now I present to you, devoted blog followers, a reading directly from my personal journal detailing more “intents”…
We began our volunteer work Tues at Gaucharan, Govt. Jr. High. It’s a bumpy uphill hour and a half jeep ride away, accross small waterfalls and views overlooking green hills,…
Final days in Calcutta/Kolkotta: some saw the museum (charging 150 rupes for foreigners and 15 for locals), some visited Kali temple or Victoria memorial, and some stayed in bed with…
Hello parents, family, friends, and anyone reading this!
The next part of our adventure was a wonderfully cramped train ride to Bodhgaya. We had ten seats reserved for ten people…and…
On a train from Bodhgaya to Calcutta, somwhere between consiousness and dream-state, one of the eight students writes:
Fall asleep now
And get your shit
Succumb to gravity +…
Varanasi, for a lot of us has been a pretty independent time for all of us. So no matter how hard I try I will probably not be able to…
Today, this day was a brimming cup,
today, this day was the immense wave,
today, it was all the earth.
Today the stormy sea
lifted us in a kiss
Cobie here reporting from the land of camels, turbans and prosthetic feet…for Shanti group land of air conditioned bus rides, home stays, and fine dining. Jaipur!
Sept 19th, we took…
Hello, this is Kat, and I believe I’m the first student blogger. We’re all here and safe. Sorry about the lack of blogging so far; it’s been really, really busy…