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A Broader Picture of India

After breakfast, we headed to an organic farm by the name of Navdanya. Navdanya is an NGO that works with farmers all over India to switch from chemically modified seeds to organic seeds. The people there greeted us warmly, and … Continue reading

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Adventures in Rajpur, Rishikesh, and the Rajaji National Forest

A few highlights from our time in Dehradun so far: On Tuesday, we drove to Rishikesh, a beautiful town along the banks of the Ganga (Ganges) River – known a global hub for yoga.  Here the students are entering the … Continue reading

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Settling in in Dehradun

We arrived safely in Dehradun on the train on Saturday afternoon, and have spent the last two days getting acclimated to the city we will be exploring for the next week.  We received a warm welcome at Welham Girls School … Continue reading

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The Taj Mahal, Old Delhi, Indian art, and more

Namaste On Thursday (March 8th) we woke up bright and early to go to the Taj Mahal. The line was very long, but there was lots of entertainment such as monkeys. To make things better, we also got authentic chai … Continue reading

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A Busy Introduction to India

Greetings from Agra! We landed in the “World’s 2nd Best Airport” (Delhi) two days ago and have much to report. When we came to, we found ourselves in a hotel with three museums, Terra Cotta, textiles, and artifacts from “daily … Continue reading

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India 2018

Welcome to the India 2018 blog! We are gearing up to leave for Logan Airport this evening for our flight to Delhi (via Dubai). Mr. Lamont hosted a Bollywood movie night last night for students who are on campus and … Continue reading

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