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A Local Encounter that Changed my Perspective - The Unusual Passengers

INDIA | Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | Views [132] | Scholarship Entry

The train journey back to Delhi from Agra was bound to be disappointing: hot, crowded and dusty and having spent the morning in the Taj Mahal a far more prosaic destination awaited us. We had the luxury of 'superior' carriages (whose air conditioning ... Read more >

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My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | Views [83] | Scholarship Entry

We'd just arrived in Hanoi and were keen to see the infamous Hoa La prison, described in our guide book as the “Hanoi Hilton”, where captured American soldiers were detained in the Vietnam war. Being new to the travelling game, I simply hailed a passing ... Read more >

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