Saying Farewell

By Overseas Educators Bria and Peter As the two of us sit on the airport-express metro train headed back into the heart of Delhi, having just said farewell to all… Read More


By Isadora Smith After an action-packed week of camping, rafting, and rock climbing in the mountains of Rishikesh for student directed travel, the dreaded last day of the trip has… Read More

Penultimate Post

By Keshav Krishnan My time as the official “Bilbo Bloggins” started at the Phool Chatti ashram. I enjoy the time I spent there in retrospect, although it was tough for… Read More

Over the Hills and Far Away

Before I begin, I need to point out that some very important pieces of our Shanti family were missing during this adventure. Our long legged mountain man, Jake, was too… Read More

Living Like Buddhist Monks

By Jake Hansen Last week we stayed in Bhodgaya in a Buddhist Monastery called The Root Institute for Wisdom Culture. The first few days were spent on a pilgrimage to… Read More

Pink City!

By Mayana Gibbs After a few days exploring Delhi, it was finally time to move onto our next adventure in Jaipur! We got on the five-hour train at 6:00 am… Read More

Scavenger Hunt Time!

By Ella, May, and Keshav Hello from an internet cafe in Connaught in New Delhi! Today is our fourth full day in Delhi and we’re doing a scavenger hunt by… Read More

Silent Rickshaw Rides

By Jake, Harrison, and Isabel Since arriving in Delhi, our group of 10 has already piled into rickshaws plenty of times to get from one place to the next. We’re… Read More

The Four

By Alec, Garrett, Isadora, and Emma We have been in India for six days and have seen several beautiful things and have met so many interesting locals. What makes India… Read More

India Bound!

We’ve received word that the whole Shanti Fall ’17 crew has gathered in San Francisco! Though they have 20+ hours of transit before arriving in Delhi, spirits are high and… Read More