Monthly Archives: January 2011

16 Jan, 2011 – Sunday

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

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4 Jan, 2011 – Tuesday

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

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3 Jan 2011 – Monday

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

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2 Jan 2011 – Sunday

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

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First Days in Auroville – 1 Jan, Saturday

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

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Vanakam Auroville

I made it! I am officially in India, in Auroville. I arrived safely in Auroville yesterday morning sometime around 7am. It was an eventful and long trip. Total travel time was about 30 hours. I was lucky enough to travel … Continue reading

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