Posts Tagged ‘India’

Alas…the end is near…

March 30, 2013
Today the skies cleared, we could see more, unfortunately not the mountains, only the foothills.  Perhaps tomorrow, on our way down to the plains.   It will be sad to leave our new found home. …Read More

Mountain Day

March 29, 2013
This area is not like the Mahoosuc’s with Maple trees, Pines and Birches.  This is a jungle where we had a bit of an adventure today with the small creatures that live here on the…Read More

A day of ceremony

March 28, 2013
Tibetan, Nepalese, Bhutanese and Sherpa was the dress code for the day at the Taktse School. It was Traditional Dress Day and the students, including some of ours in borrowed garb, donned the look from…Read More

Holy Holi….

March 27, 2013
Well….the day started with some ice breakers with the 9th graders from Taktse.  Then some work with  the kindergartners, tea, a class with Mr Baker and lunch.  After lunch we all received a “sacrificial” shirt…Read More

Trains (no planes) and Automobiles

March 26, 2013
After 26 hours of travel across India by train (21 hours) and a van ride from the plains up into the foothills of the Himalayas (six hours) we have arrived.  The trip was relaxing, the…Read More

Travelers in the streets of Delhi

March 24, 2013
  Day 4 – Delhi, India. We started the day with a contrast. Yesterday the Taj Mahal showed its splendor  with its stone carved in the 1600’s. Today we went to the Akshardham Temple, a…Read More

Behold, the Taj Mahal

March 23, 2013
Day 3, Delhi, India.  The group made a pilgrimage to Agra, India which is about a three to four hour bus ride from Delhi.  We awoke at 6:00am and had breakfast at our hotel.  We…Read More

Sights, Sounds & Smells

March 22, 2013
Day 2 Delhi, India.  93 degrees, slight breeze and a millennium of India history.  Our tour guide Koldeep Singh with his Masters in Medieval History filled in the sights, sounds and smells with a wonderful…Read More

India Group Arrives!

March 21, 2013
We started today….or was that yesterday with a walk by the Boston Common and into Quincy Market leaving the Hostel at 9:00am                 We next took the T…Read More

Let the Adventure Begin!

March 20, 2013
Students in the air to Tanzania, students in Phoenix and students in the Boston Hostel preparing for their departure to China and India tomorrow.  Read More