Travel Blogs from Faridabad
... with approximately 30-35 kids at a
time. I was told that the school
consists of approximately 200-250 children. It gets very hot in the rooms and
sweat pours from everyone. After lunch
is play time and chaos breaks through.
Young, hyper kids bouncing up and down the walls, we try to arrange
games and sing songs but the only song they are interested in is Jingle Bells
but slowly we try to incorporate the “Hocky Pocky” song ...
... it is huge. There are two tombs in the Taj Mahal, the front gate is 11 meters high, by 33 meters wide, there are 11 domes at the top of each gate, (one at the front and one at the back) representing the 22 years it took to build the Taj Mahal. It was built by the fifth Mughal Emperor for his wife, who was only 19 years old when they married, the first time he asked for her hand in marriage, she refused, it was only after her father suggested that ...
... in taking blood pressures, examinations and updating patient records. Which began to show what a hard job the doctor had trying to help uneducated, illiterate patients.
One older lady who's blood pressure I took was so high i re-did it 3 times as i didn't believe it... The doctor told us that it had been this high since march and that he expected it would kill her before the end of the year. But she had only taken ...
... to this godforsaken country until the British rule again ;-)
Overall India swallowed me whole, chewed me up and spit me out. They say you either love or hate this country but I’m stuck in the middle. It arouses (almost) all your senses: the noise of honking cars and crazy traffic deafens the ears, the exquisite historical monuments and colorful saris are a feast for the eyes, the smell of cow ****, unwashed people and garbage overwhelms the nose ...
... offer as much education as we can to these highly impoverished students, who are currently illiterate in their own language.
Also, we are beginning a new orphanage for disabled children! The orphanage will open on April 1st, 2011, and we will be hosting five needy children. Please ...