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Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)
... This means the children in families with the lowest income also have the least amount of chance to succeed because no one can help them pay for schooling and today's pay is considered better and more necessary than the future graduation. For girls in India, the situation is even more bleak. If the family only has enough to send one child to school, it will almost always be the brother that goes to school. Therefore, the status of women continues to be discounted and ...
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, ...
... business that night). Sunday and Tuesday were full on painting days. On Tuesday we had the women helping us, it shocked me how they had no idea how to paint. They tried to get the paint of their hands every two minutes, me on the other hand covered from head to toe ( they thought it was hilarious) It was so cool working along side the women seeing them laugh, smile and mock, despite what they have been through. The caste system here is so entrenched that if your ...
... vegan sect where the priests often wear protective masks around their mouths and noses so they don't accidentally kill something when they breathe in, Jains also have to give up their material wealth... interesting as temple was the most amazingly decorated and apparently richest temples in Kolkata. Apparently Jains tend to be quite rich.... the pictures hopefully speak for themselves, but it was glitzier than Vegas and looked like someone had asked an 8yo girl what ...
... Rajasthan, where Udaipur is located, is the most expensive state of all! Here in Kolkata, the "American" price for a ten minute rickshaw ride is 10 rupees. Insane.
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If the link doesn't work, look up "India boss boss boss" and click on the first video