Taj Bengal Kolkata
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... way. However, there is no differentiation based on students' needs. You either succeed or you don't. The differences between the Chinese and Singaporean education systems and the Indian one are stark, but it seems two things are at the core of the Chinese and Singaporean successes... societal and parental support of education. They view education as incredibly important as a society, as a general rule parents push their children to succeed, and there is a significant amount ...
I had heard people describe the experience of travelling to India as "intense" and after being here in Kolkata for the past two weeks, I would whole heartedly have to agree with this statement. It has been a whirlwind of a week filled with poverty, spirituality, culture shock and medicine. Thursday is a day off for the sisters/volunteers, so I and Marion (one of the French nurses whom I work with at the dispensary) accompanied Harry, the owner of the Hostel I am staying at, ...
... with the tricky job. I was asked to rub a lady with a deep heat cream (all over), she was so tiny possibly 10kgs. They had no idea how she got to this state but she was in chronic pain. I needed you Jo as I had no idea how to move her. At this moment you have two choices; 1. Cry and give up 2. Toughen up, pray and keep going I chose the second but it wasn't easy, this poor lady had some juvenile helping her. Luckily Sarah and Cassia gave me a helping hand. I ...
... I say most as there is a cartel of henna ladies who hang around and pounce on you as soon as you come out of the hotel. The problem was that some of the ladies had it done (for quite a lot of money) and whenever the ladies see them they come over. I got pinned down and had to get it done. It is not very good and I paid probably 2x as much as it was worth as the ladies were telling me about sleeping on the streets and just wanting to buy some plastic sheeting for ...
... 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 ...