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Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | Views [448]

There are two versions of English in India. There’s the British-English they adopted from England during the colonization, which still is taught in schools today. Some schools are taught in only English and are called English-Medium. Otherwise, ... Read more >

Tags: english, gestures, hindi, india, indian-english, mother tongue, phrases, speaking, talking

The Art of the Sale

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | Views [431]

There is a dance in India that is done in shops every single day. It’s the perpetual dance between the seller and the buyer, otherwise known as the ever-frustrating barter. India, I’m on to you. Being a white, American shopper in this ... Read more >

Tags: barter, clothing, india, leather goods, money, rajasthan, rupees, shopkeeper, shopping, udaipur

How to Eat

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | Views [399]

During one trip to a sugar cane farm, my friends and I were treated to sweet dosas and coconut chutney for breakfast. The farmers had a huge skillet, and made probably 50 dosas for 10 people. They placed one on our banana leaf in front of us and scooped ... Read more >

Tags: bangalore, dosa, eating, food, india

My Big Fat Indian Wedding

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | Views [516]

  There are some moments where I forget where I am. India is getting more and more normal to me and sometimes I forget I’m abroad at all. Then, there are other moments where I think, “yep, I’m in India.” I’ve ... Read more >

Tags: food, india, party, wedding

Photos: Traveling Around India

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | Photo Gallery

Photos from my study abroad trip based in Bangalore, India
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Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | Views [335]

We walked to the top of the hill and overlooked two man-made bodies of water and the green expanse beyond. I had my red and blue patterned scarf pressed against my nose so the smell wouldn’t cause my already queasy stomach to cough up my breakfast.... Read more >

Tags: environment, india, landfill, plastic, sustainability

Things I Worry About Now

Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | Views [409]

If I eat dosas and rice three times a day every day will I be able to fit in the airplane seat home? How to divide everything I buy with rupees by 61 to see how many dollars I spend Why I ever buy anything in America If I walk across the ... Read more >

Tags: american, bartering, clothing, cows, eating, india, lists, puppies, rupees, traffic

Eating and Sleeping

Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | Views [390]

India is everything and nothing that I thought it would be. I’ve only gotten a taste at this point, but that taste is pretty strong. Traveling there was intense. From Minneapolis to France it was an eight hour flight, and I had a two hour layover ... Read more >

Tags: bangalore, food, india, traffic



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