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My Year at Agastya

To date, most of my blog has spanned my travel experiences in India. Before I end this blog, I wanted to share my experiences working with the Agastya International Foundation. At Agastya, I spent much of my time designing animations … Continue reading

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Auroville Retreat

After a few weeks of hanging out in Bangalore, I decided to venture back to Pondicherry to visit Stephanie. Except this time, she was house-sitting at a gorgeous place in Auroville and I got to sleepover! Considering it takes people … Continue reading

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Celebrating Holi in Bangalore

This past weekend was the celebration of Holi, the festival of colors. While the Hindu mythological origin of the celebration is debatable, the fact that it is a celebration of the end of winter and the coming of spring is … Continue reading

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Some mobile uploads

Okay, I’m officially going Indian with my technology –syncing my simple Nokia phone to my computer via bluetooth so that I can move photos and music around. Man, why aren’t cheap US phones more high-tech? Anyway, Mike and I had … Continue reading

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Fulbright South and Central Asia Conference in Goa, 2011

After spending 7 months in India, Fulbright rounded up all the scholars and researchers in South and Central Asia (India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and more!) to share their experiences on the grant. As an added bonus, the … Continue reading

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ICC World Cup- India v. England (the match)

While the getting in was difficult, the actual match was quite fun to watch. As luck would have it, this was an epic game for the world cup. Notes on how the game is played are given at the bottom … Continue reading

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ICC Cricket World Cup- India v. England (getting in)

This past Sunday, my friend Dan and I were spending a leisurely weekend in Bangalore, when we decided it was high-time we tried to go watch a cricket match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. We got super lucky! We were able … Continue reading

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Fooding in India

The one thing that really is great about India is the food. Its easy to get filling food from street vendors, delicious South Indian breakfasts, international fare (italian, chinese) in classy restaurants, or fast food from the many chains (American … Continue reading

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Holiday in Goa!

After celebrating Christmas in Gokarna, I was really looking forward to hitting up a beach for a few days, especially with my best friend in tow. Goa is a popular tropical beach holiday destination, for Indians and foreigners alike. The … Continue reading

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Mumbai- Becoming a Bollywood Star

One of the most exciting things about Mumbai is that it really is a city of many possibilities. Walking around Colaba Saturday afternoon, while waiting to have lunch with a friend from Billings, Mike was approached by an agent: Imran … Continue reading

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