Travel Blogs from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
... sound. The other main difference is how we have gone from hot to hot and holy humid! I think I will start to call it my daily southern detox. As only moments after your morning chai touches ones lips does the sweating begin and well it doesn't stop until you have your cold shower and crawl into bed with the fan on full blast late in the night. Don't think I have ever felt so sexy. Haha. Feeling thankful is the fact that my new group is Terry and I and drumroll, only ...
We played truant from school today and spent the morning at another of Mr. Wilson's organizations. He runs a women empowerment program for Indian women where they hand-paint greeting cards. He sees it as an opportunity for them to make a little coin and feel important about their place in the community. These cards are shipped to Australia and sold at all Ishka stores (there's one at Northland.) Around 10 women ...
... start. Bindu (L) was kind enough to make us a sumptuous dinner and she and her husband and family were very gracious to us. As we tried to figured out what to say, we ran through the list of classmates to see who knew what about them. We had some idea on most of the prominent ones. All doing fine. We talked about of our classmate who passed in Palghat in an auto accident. As the day progressed we came to terms with ...
... of something about the effects on meditation/yoga. It was quite nice to have a detox for a week, but ive never craved fruit so much! It was hilarious when people snook out and bought biscuits from the local shop down the road, its like Christmas and everyone went crazy for some sugar!
We have to do 'karma yoga' each day too, its like chores,so ive swept the outdoor yoga area and the other day we all made a chain to move some firewood from ...
... and have the right to sit on the downstairs bed whenever I want during the day to watch the world go by outside the window (though I much prefer hanging out of the door with the world rushing past my face and dragonflies fluttering so close to me as I watch the sunset.) At first I was abit apprehensive about the idea of 48 hours straight on the train, but so far it has passed quickly. (It is only now at about 30 hours in that I have started to type in this blog.) The locals in ...
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