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By Overseas Educators Kate & Doug
Greetings from staff training in Portland! We have been working hard to prepare for our adventure ahead and are sure that you all have…
By Overseas Educators Paff and Cari
The other night we said farewell to nine misty eyed students (and let’s be honest here, two similarly fogged up OE’s) at the Delhi…
By Benjamin Lenzi
The last blog post is here! It feels not that long ago when we met each other at the San Francisco airport. Many of us in…
By Charloe Koloma
Namaste to those at home.
This past week was our group’s time for student-directed travel, naturally creating a hectic but exciting time for all of us.
Once upon a time, 9 students and 2 educators went to India. They did many fun and exciting new things, but eventually they ended up in the cool little town…
Blog from Atticus Flannigan-Burt. Photos from Cari
Our time at Dharmalaya was a good one. All the staff, architecture students, and workers were kind, patient and knowledgeable. We learned a…
Arriving at the Golden Temple in Amritsar immediately felt different from the rest of India.
A few of the main focuses of the Sikh religion are equality among…
By Daisy Shepherd
To begin with a disclaimer: we spent much of this week at Phool Chatti Ashram in silence, so you’ll have to forgive the heavy use of…
By Overseas Educator Cari Peck
By Sabrina Brewer
In all honesty, I’ve been dreading having to write this blog post. No matter how many adjectives I use, I won’t be able to accurately describe what…
By Charlie Koloms
Namaste to friends and family back home.
This week for the Shiva group has been drastically different than our previous weeks in India. Instead of staying in…
By Max Morrish
The past week of volunteering at the Mother Teresa homes in Kolkata has been an incredibly humanizing experience for every member of the Shiva Crew. The crew…
By Shira “Varanasi is ancient, by human civilization standards. It is commonly thought to have lived through 5,000 years of continuous habitation. Through the passage of time, the city accumulated
By Charlie, Sabrina, and Atticus
Hello from Delhi,
This is the Rainbow Hippy Surprise group typing from Wahid’s office. We have spent the last week traveling around Delhi, visiting the…
By Sea, Ben, Shira Kuyat, Lenzi, and Yeskel-Mednick
Today marked our first real foray into India without the constant guiding help of our group leaders.
Armed with only a scavenger…
By Daisy Shepherd This is the Excellent Adventure’s very important blog post!
Some things in our first few days abroad:
1. We’ve heavily overpaid a rickshaw driver
2. Ate the…
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 to begin the journey!
Hey Shiva Team!
We hope everyone has their excited pants on and you all are ready and rearing to go on an incredible adventure! We are so excited to embark…