Category: India 2018-19

  • Courage


    By Mary Esten Brown It was only Day 2 of our trip and we were already having one of the most influential experiences of our lives. The livelihood group got the extreme privilege of going to see the SEWA organization. SEWA is a women’s education center with a beautiful purpose – to give the women…

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  • Crossing the Plains

    Crossing the Plains

    After an early morning departure from New Delhi and an exciting, beautiful and bumpy bus ride through the plains, we have finally arrived at Jim Corbett National Park!! Here are some reflections from the bus ride this morning: “I noticed that it was colorful across the plains. People wear colorful clothing and the colors make…

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  • New Delhi Pictures

    New Delhi Pictures

    Here are some photos from the cycle rickshaw tour of Old Delhi. These pictures only begin to capture the feeling of this exciting city – so much richness is added with the sounds (lots of honking), the smells (and sneezes in the spice market) and the tastes (especially our first big meal at Karim’s yesterday).…

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  • A day of firsts!

    A day of firsts!

    Our first half-day in Delhi set the stage for a trip of firsts – for many, the first real Indian food; for most, the first time marveling at the ‘organized chaos’ of Old Delhi’s traffic; for some, the first time out of the US; for Suman, Praveen, and Madhu, the first time getting to know…

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  • Settling in!

    Settling in!

    More soon!

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  • Indian Politics – an Opportunity to Understand the World

    Indian Politics – an Opportunity to Understand the World

    By Ashton Willcox I can’t wait to get to India and stop traveling. This airport in Abu Dhabi feels like America.  It’s very westernized.  It feels like an airport anywhere in the developed world – in Europe or somewhere else.  It doesn’t feel special.  The people we’re surrounded by are from all over the world,…

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  • In Abu Dhabi!!

    In Abu Dhabi!!

    Happy and excited!

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  • On the plane!

    On the plane!

    We are all on board the plane and ready to take off! Next stop Abu Dhabi!

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  • India Beckons!

    India Beckons!

    A record number of students (32) are in the final days of counting down to our big adventure in India.  This year’s trip promises to be one for the record-books so please make sure to follow along here on the blog.  And don’t forget, we love getting comments and questions while we’re traveling!

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