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Written by Kate and Doug
Let’s look at some numbers, shall we?
We were 9 humans
From 8 different states in the USA
We traveled to: 1 big, diverse county… Read More
Written by Avery
With our big bags stored and our goodbyes said we headed across the Laxman Jhula bridge to the last leg of our whirlwind India adventure. In the… Read More
Written by Maya
Hello friends and family! As we head into our last week we are feeling very bittersweet. We are all very excited to go home and get to… Read More
Written by Tucker
We spent a week on this incredible farm near McLeod and surrounded by beautiful rice fields and towering mountains. The Dev Bala family was so… Read More
Tashi Delek! Hey, again friends, family, and followers! Our long days of travel from Varanasi to Delhi and Delhi to Dharamshala have come and gone pretty smoothly. We’ve… Read More
Crowded train in general class.
Countryside of India, view from the train.
Our train in India, and one of the memorable characters we met during our journey.
Happy Birthday Tucker
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Dinner at our stone carving teacher’s house.
Jed Foreman teaching us about Buddhism at Sarnath.
Watching the beginning stages of silk saris being woven.
With weavers from the sari factory.
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By Isabel Armas
Let’s just start off with how we got to Varanasi; it was quite the experience. Our departure day started amazingly. We ate with the “family,”… Read More
By Sarah Kelly
This week has been wild! I don’t think any of us have had a moment where we aren’t doing something or moving to our next activity. I’ll… Read More
Our time here is coming to an end as we set out on our next adventure. I think all of us can agree than the past 2 weeks… Read More
Greetings family and friends! We have had a busy week in India.
We started with a couple days in Jhadol, a rural village near Udaipur where an NGO… Read More
By Maya Hertz
We have had a very exciting past week. Last Wednesday, the 19th, we took a railway train from Delhi (where we finished orientation), to Jaipur, the… Read More
By Overseas Educators Doug & Kate
Floating on the lake in Udaipur, India with Rishi-Ji, our local contact.
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By Sarah, Avery, and Lexie
Warm and sticky air
Our bodies shine in the sun
Fall for this city
Samosa’s and Dahl
The sweet and savory smells
Food will comfort… Read More
By Hannah, Tucker, Maya, and Isabel
Today is our first day going into Delhi without the OEs. It’s been an adventure. After stopping to get lunch at a street stand,… Read More
We’ve received word that the mighty Shiva group has safely arrived in New Delhi and have met up with their final group member (Maya) at their hostel. They are tired… Read More
By Program Director James Simmons
We’ve received word that the entire Shiva crew has gathered safe and sound in the San Francisco airport. Spirits are high and everyone is excited… Read More