Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
Varanasi wollte uns kaum gehen lassen: Wir fanden fast nicht mehr aus den engen Gassen der Altstadt Godaulia heraus und wurden von einer Totenprozession überholt. Am Bahnhof angekommen, hatte unser Zug natürlich wieder Verspätung. Die Touristenpolizei kümmerte sich jedoch vorzüglich um uns. Da darfst du nicht mit- geschweige denn reinstudieren, …
... Further in 1833 a semaphore line was built between Calcutta and Khejuri which were two armed Semaphore. This was made by an initiative by the mercantile body of Calcutta for receiving communication in town regarding the arrival of vessels within signal distance from the extremely southerly station within a few minutes. It is not clear whether masonary towers were built or only semaphore poles ...
... and have been so lucky to be able to stay at Sheru and Geetika's amazing cottage just a 3km walk up the mountain road to the home of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's headquarters in Exile. We had just over a week to spend in this wonderful place, playing cricket with Hakim & Kusum's boys Jaideep & Ajay Deep at the cottage, trekking to the snow line, learning about the Tibetan plight, a Tibetan ...
... second we meet and throw becomes a pulling and pushing struggle to get in and out. Surrender and following the flow is definitely one of India's teachings. Ain't it beautiful to see birth's resemblance in it? Our hands washed with Ganga water, our feet black from the Temple's dirt and our hearts filled with love we head back to the metro station. Getting out at our stop, a Bollywood dancing duo is hitting it off on a telly, and ...
... between the student and the teacher much like the Indian musical or spiritual relationship between Guru and shishya (teacher and student). He also brought the lessons to an outside more organic environment and developed tangible applicatory lesson plans. The idea to allow the traditional Indian sharing of wisdom to transcend and transform the more western schooling system in place in India, is the epitome of tradition in new light.
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