Acquired Taste

I will be honest. It was not love at first sight for me and India. Or rather, not love at first sight for me and Delhi. I have yet to see more than this city, so I will reserve judgement on the whole massive country until I have more information to work with. However, today…

Exhaustion

Struggle was in the air this morning. We were all feeling a bit exhausted and run down at breakfast – but we managed to get out of bed! A minor miracle if you ask me. This will be day two at CCS for me and the first day for all of us at the ARK…

Monday of Meetings

I explained a bit more about CCS and my first day here; essentially my morning was spent working on background research and reading about the school closures. It is great to have a space to work on these details and to get suggestions from the others working on similar education projects for CCS. They are a…

13 km of Relaxation

It feels like we’ve been here for at least a week, not just 3 days! We have managed to pack quite a bit into our short time here. Since we were starting to feel the affects of two days romping around the city, we decided Sunday would be a good day to explore Hauz Khas,…

Hot & Bothered

Today is hard to put into words. It amazes me how much energy it takes to be in heat and to be around people, Delhi is not lacking in either of those areas. We all woke up around 7 (easy to do with 9pm bedtime haha) and had a nice breakfast. Then we decided to…

Namaste, India!

It is pretty surreal after months of planning to finally be here. My friend and classmate, Pau, and I left Newastle around 1pm on Wednesday bound for Dubai. The 7 hour flight left us feeling quite spoiled. We had a whole row to ourselves and if you’ve never flown Emirates – DO IT. If you…