Travel Blogs from Bangalore
... did in the (almost) four months I spent in Bangalore.
The first half was hectic and not so well organized. Observing at St. Sara’s was sometimes very confronting and emotionally tough. But I learned so much about the culture and about the education in India. Visiting all the schools was impressive. I saw with my own eyes how big the gap between poor and rich is in this country and how education is organized in ...
... number of the senior teachers and faculty who were obviously talented and passionate about their work. They were so exited to have Shira help teach art, review their curriculum, and work some of the kids experiencing behavior or emotional problems given her art therapy background. She'll volunteer at the school three days a week, starting on Monday, taking the school bus that stops near our apartment. They also asked me to teach or organize science and ...
Tessa, Gabe, and I have now at this point been adventurous enough to do some exploration on our own without the guidance of Adi (poor guy still has work). To start with, anytime we wish to go somewhere, we typically opt for the use of an Auto Rickshaw. The concept closely resembles the American taxi, however the similarities pretty much stop there. As tourists, we must first barter with the Auto drivers ...
... for the day's only encore. Everyone congratulated us, and for weeks afterwards the kids would start singing the song or doing part of the dance as we walked around the building. The day was a huge success, and everyone had a lot of fun!
The rest of the week was devoted to a football tournament organized by the Parikrma Foundation (football as in the sport of soccer, in Indian terminology!). Sixteen teams total participated in the tournament - fourteen ...
... I never once saw apparently lit up the fire every morning for us, occasionally trading in new wood so I felt obligated to bathe at least once without a towel in the chilly morning in our four day stay. The water for bathing was so hot in the morning you could have cooked rice so I had to mix it with cold water to not burn myself.
We rolled out of the sack before 7:30 in the morning to do yoga with one of our ...
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