Each place you visit in India is often quite unlike the next; there are beaches, deserts, jungles, cities, slums, mansions, farms, suburbs, every pairing or contradiction you could think of. In some areas, cows brush up against you as they wander the streets. In others, monkeys keep a watchful eye for shiny things to steal as you pass by. Street vendors watch you curiously as you dodge potholes and street dogs in the local roads. Then you turn a corner, and it’s your turn to gaze in awe at the incredibly intricate ancient artwork on a gold-plated temple. The sounds of Hindi and a dozen other Indian languages mingled with horn honking and Bollywood tunes are the constant backing track to your adventure. Because India is an incredible adventure. Continue reading India: A ‘Beautiful Chaos’
We are soon to set off on our grand journey. It has been years since my last expedition. As I write this, I feel excited trepidation as I contemplate the sheer magnitude of the adventure we are soon to undertake. Although what lies ahead, I know not; I am fascinated by the chance to explore a new culture. I have been informed by our fearless leader, that the culture of the people is magnificent. She has ventured to the land previously, and brought back many tales of wonder and grandeur. Continue reading Here we come India
My name is Therese Clark and I am one of nine Diploma of Nursing students that went to New Dehli, India. For 16 days, we provided health education sessions for street and working children supported by Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT), an Indian non-profit and non-governmental organisation.
Here are my highlights: Continue reading India, my unforgettable treasure