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Dilli Dilwalon Ki – Delhi Diaries- Part I

“Dilli Dilwalon ki!” (The city of big-hearted people) was one of the earliest phrases that I learned in Hindi. I also distinctly recollect that when I first visited Delhi as a wide-eyed innocent twelve-year old, I had concluded that the oft-quoted … Continue reading

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My World Nomads Scholarship Entry!

Well, I had to write a travel story in 2000 characters. I chose the topic “Seeing the World Through Other Eyes” and really gave it a great deal of thought and effort. I was disappointed to have not made it … Continue reading

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A Rendezvous with the ‘Waterman of India’ !

Writing this Paper shall be a fond memory as the curtain comes down for the Days at the YIF.  Paper (Option 4) for ‘Group Dynamics and Leadership’ – Dr. Kenwyn Smith (First submitted in December 2011) PROLOGUE: “The natural order … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for a (single, female) traveler coming to India

While I was working  as a  Legal Officer in a small Non-governmental Organisation in Ahmedabad last year, I had the opportunity of meeting some amazing young researchers who came from far and wide to conduct a field study of Environment … Continue reading

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Jambo Bwana!

Jambo! (Hello!) Karibou (Welcome!) Assante’ Sana (Thank you very much) Hakuna Matata (No Problem!) Kwaheri (Bye!) Astonishing how the five words of Swahili that I learned when I visited Kenya … wait … (has it been over a DECADE ago … Continue reading

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