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
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
Birthday celebrations, dance performances, beach days, fun fair mornings, but also some lonely homesick moments and not necessarily feeling useful. It’s time to catch up, ladies and gents! Wednesday, the 4th of October. It was exactly one week ago when I told Kar I simply NEEDED some Western food. Yes, I absolutely adore the Indian … Continue reading Birthday celebrations and beach days
Hi y’all, I’m back!! It’s been a while, life’s been busy, but I’m here to update you! The boys are off for the week, there is a one week school break which means most boys went home to stay with their family. Saying goodbye to them, even though it was only for a week, sucked. … Continue reading Roadtrip and Mountain views