It is that time of our journey that we are reflecting over the last 36 days of pure adventure in Chennai, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Gurgaon and Pondicherry. In Tamil, நன்றி means thank you, and is pronounced nandri. We used this phrase the most while we've been in South India, but in Hindi, thank you is … Continue reading நன்றி — Thank you!
Excuse the cheesy title, but I had to. Due to a week without sufficient internet connection, I unfortunately had to take a short break from blogging. Hope you didn't miss us too much, but I'll be sure to keep this post entertaining. The past seven days have been another whirlwind of adventure and traveling throughout … Continue reading Elephants, Camels and Goats…Oh My!
On our first day in Delhi, we visited the American Center of the U.S. Embassy to speak to a representative of the embassy and a representative of the USAID. As international travelers and with many political science students in our group, this was one of the most interesting talks we’ve had. We discussed current projects, … Continue reading Delhi Days: Hustle and Bustle
...we went to the Taj Mahal! Yes, we got to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, something not everyone can say for themselves. We left at 5 a.m. (8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) to head to Agra on a 4.5-hour bus ride, arriving around midnight EST. While you might have been dreaming … Continue reading While you were sleeping…
Four days since my last post, and yet there's so much to say already. The day after our full day of NGO visits, we traveled about two hours to get to the Ideal Beach Resort in Mahabalipuram. On the way we stopped at Tamil Tourism for a very relaxing boat ride, and a really cool … Continue reading Don’t wanna miss a thing
In the first five days of our program, we’ve already done so much. On the first day of our program, the final two students that we were waiting on arrived – Alicia and Safiyyah. We’ve had a number of welcoming ceremonies, including one by Principal Dr. Alexander Jesudasan, the Bursar, and other administrators of Madras … Continue reading Life Everywhere in Chennai
Kat Harlan is a 3rd year Public Relations major at the University of Florida and is also pursuing minors in Spanish and Non-Profit Organizational Leadership. While this is her first time studying abroad, Kat has previously traveled to the Dominican Republic during high school on mission trips. This summer, Kat will be participating in the … Continue reading Wait…you want to study abroad in India?!