Monthly Archives: October 2009

On the (bumpy Indian) road…

On the (bumpy Indian) road…

We’ve finally reached our traveling portion of the abroad, and we’ve started with a bang, moving through the deserty and arid region of northwest India. We’re …

 

The last days in Udaipur, for now..

The last days in Udaipur, for now..

Imagine researching on the streets of a country 1/2 way around the world for 4 weeks, 3 hours each day, then sitting in a cramped …

 

The drivers

The drivers

Ajaz Khan, 30, Muslim, lives in the Shivaji Najar slum area in Udaipur, Rajasthan with his wife and seven children in a 9×12-foot single-room house. …

 

Homestay week

Homestay week

A narrative of my homestay experience. Each of the 18 abroaders were setup with a family living in Udaipur for 8 days. Muslims, …

 

Tiger Lake

Tiger Lake

I first went to Tiger Lake during my first week in Udaipur. I was getting to know an autowalla driver, Jamil, so he invited …

 

The doorway

The doorway

Poem for you~ God must be an ocean of waters, because if I believe this peace which flows from the heart and follows me in every step, then the stir of …

 

Street Chai

Street Chai

There are no Starbucks, but there are street chai vendors in Udaipur. 3 times daily.  Yum.  Cardamon, black tea, milk and sugar; that’s it!  (and autowalla …

 

Finally a blog for you all!

Finally a blog for you all!

Everybody, thanks for being patient.  I’ve finally allocated time to get this blog going.  So one post here while sitting inside on our first rainy …

 

Bat cave

Bat cave

Location:  Kothariya, Rajasthan, India <- click these things We had all heard about the fort hidden over the hill behind the palace we were staying in …

 

Andy, Apoorv, our translator

Andy, Apoorv, our translator

It’s pronounced “A-pour,” but if you hear him on the other side of the phone line you’ll known him as Andy.  Yup, he’s one of …