The moment of saying goodbye is coming closer and closer. I’m dreading it. I’m dreading it so much. I’m starting to play moments over and over again in my head, I’m trying to take in everything as much as possible. I take slow bites of Rosie’s dosa’s, knowing that at home, there are no delicious … Continue reading From sitting on the ground to having tables and benches. Our sponsor project.
The 12 year old Inbarasan was the first to ran towards us to take over our bags, the 15 year old Ajay jumped up and gave air kisses from across the hallway and Br. Chinna gave us a firm handshake and welcomed us back. The 16 year old Ashok told me proudly he cleaned my … Continue reading Saint Nicholas and School lunches
It was 2 am when a local started yelling we had to get out now. Now?! Now!! B-but is this Jaipur? Yes, yes, now get out! We got exactly 21 seconds before the train would leave again, we gathered our stuff and jumped out of the high bunk beds. I tumbled over other passengers while … Continue reading City palaces and city views
Delhi, the city filled with smog and 21 million people. Agra, the city known of one of the 7 world wonders the ‘Taj Mahal’. Varanasi, the holy city with its dead burning ceremonies next to the river Ganges. We explored 3 new cities this week, had our first Indian night train experience, got another tattoo … Continue reading Visiting one of the 7 world wonders and watching a Hindu cremation
Okay, mom, I know you’re left-handed, but using your left hand is considered rude in India, so please try not to use your left hand maybe. Oh, and dad, the mass starts at 6.30 everyday, so that’s gonna be an early wakeup call hehe. Oh, and mom, you should probably cover your shoulders, knees and … Continue reading The parents in town and reunion with the boys
Hi Y’all, We’re almost heading to Sri Lanka, so I thought I’d quickly update you guys on life here in India. Life’s been hectic, the past few days have been filled with lots of monsoon storms, indoor games, cemetery walks, English classes, meeting Canadian grandma’s and packing. Honestly, I kind of lost track of time, … Continue reading Crazy monsoon storms and a culture shock in the cemetery
Hi Y’all, Good morning all the way from ‘my hometown’ Pondicherry again! In 2 days, Karlijn and I are halfway our adventure. What?! Halfway?! 2 months has almost passed and time is going so so quickly. However, we still have 2 more months, in which we will explore Sri Lanka, North India, meet up with … Continue reading Paradise beach and a Pancake Party