Residency Guest House
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... soon we find a stall with natural dyed cloth. Is from Bagru where we visited and purchased quits in 2012. I love the earthy colours and I love the fact they are eco friendly. We find a pile of indigo cloth in a variety of designs and buy a few metres. Also some hand block prints in browns, rust and blues, some florals amongst them. I've purchased another book 'Natural Dyes, Destination India, Archival Treasures from the Botanical Survey of India and Sutra ...
Currency ~ Indian Rupees (RS)
£1 = 100 rupees
Population ~ 1.2 billion!
Capital City ~ New Delhi
Our Budget ~ rooms: £7.50 each a night, not counting the nice room we need occasionally for a shower and a good nights ...
... incredible. Ami and I joined some friends we had met along the way at a cooking course for the early evening, this was good for me as it meant I couldn't get too drunk, too early! The course was fantastic, definitely one of the best things that I had done in India for sure! we even had a list of ingredients and instructions given to us at the end so. I can have a go at cooking some Indian food when. I get back. After that we headed back to the bar of our beach huts, the girls ...
... visited many Western attractions… or I thought they’d be western. We went to an amusement park and the next day we went to the Queen Victoria memorial and a fancy mall. On both of these days I dressed in Western wear but after walking in I never felt so out of place. On one of the hottest days since I’ve been here, I saw more women covered from head to fingertip to toe than I have seen in all of my days in India ...
... also learned that this Indian habit of direct practice before research has gotten many NGOs and busniesses in trouble. Not following this pattern is a value at the basis of both Shishur Sevay and Foster Care India's business plans. But nevertheless, I am really starting to think of how I can combine different aspects of my interests and forming something new an innovative while also not spreading the help too thin.