8/15 India’s Independence Day! Lots of little kids in Goa running around waving flags, a lot are also flying kites. C and I woke up early this morning to investigate the possibility of doing yoga at the local ayruvedic center..but after a fruitless hike through a muddy residential beach road, we were informed that because…… Continue reading Last day by the beach…
Palolem is a very long beach, almost a half circle shape. Church near the beach Fishing boats docked on the beach C and her artfully crafted sand “Hindi Temple” My creation 🙂 And of course..there are cows..even on the beach. Life must be pretty good for them!
After our exhausting day in Allepey, we decided to spent the next day totally relaxing and getting to know the quaint seaside region of Fort Cochin or Kochi (8/12). In the morning we browsed the many touristy shops- the only downside to Kochi are the heckling shopkeepers that bug you incessantly to enter their shops.…… Continue reading Kochi and Palolem
After a 14 hour train ride and about 400 miles, which was very pleasant in our Non-AC compartment, C and I arrived in Ernukulam near Fort Cochin, a big tourist destination. The scenery on the train ride was gorgeous- vegetation in South India is made up of many palm trees and lush green jungles, and…… Continue reading In Beautiful Kerala
Very Rocky Beaches, very muddy/turbulent waters C and I trekked through some major greenery to get to the abandoned Portuguese Fort Success! What a spectacular view 🙂 She sells sea shells by the sea shore…. that’s my hand (covered in henna)
The MIT-RF Team, such an amazing group! I have a lot of posts to catch up on and a lot of amazing pictures to post- but by now we have completed the pilot implementation phase of our project- it’s been both challenging, inspirational, and sleep-less but altogether unforgettable. (pictures will be coming soon, but I…… Continue reading End of the Project
C and I departed the dusty, hot city of Delhi around 11 AM (after just completing our 40 page documentation of our report just before leaving) and arrived in a rainy, but tropical Goa (because of monsoon season it’s low tourist season as well). What we’ve done so far- 8/7: From Goa we traveled to…… Continue reading Goodbye Delhi- Hello Goa!