This blog is an evolving record of my adventures while traveling to Auroville, India, farming, making it through school, and beyond. I hope you enjoy it!
Monthly Archives: January 2011
We made it through our first week of classes and service learning! We have now been here for just over two weeks, and it’s starting to feel like home. Even the driving doesn’t make me nervous anymore, and that is … Continue reading
This morning I woke up around 5am because of the music playing in the village. It plays every morning, loudly. It is for the festival of Pongal, in the village of Kottokari. It is supposed to be a 4 day … Continue reading
Today was the first day of yoga and also the first official day of our program. We started out by meeting with Shivaya in the Tibetan Pavilion. Shivaya is the Aurovillian who coordinates our service learning placement here. We talked … Continue reading
Today was the first day we went shopping. We went to Kuilapalyam, a small village, just out side of Auroville. I got some clothes that are better suited to the weather and not quite as touristy as what I brought. … Continue reading
Ok, so here’s the first few days of our week in Auroville! I’ve been sick, and busy, and then our internet was down so I’m just getting it up and running. More to come! At 10am we had our first … Continue reading