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Visiting Pune – Week 4 in India with NISM

Saturday/Sunday To Pune, the team ventured for the weekend to experience a different part of India and observe how it differed to where we have been staying in Vashi. After arriving at the hotel we were staying at, Aurora Towers, we all went straight to the pool for some swimming games and well executed lifeguarding […]

RBI Week 4: Monsoons, Mumbai, and Masala: Making Memories

“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people” – Mahatma Gandhi. At the end of last week we had been planning our weekend trip to the beautiful province of Goa, a few hours southwest of us. Unfortunately, due to the difficulty in booking Indian busses without an Indian credit […]

Singapore: Over and Out

This week, we returned to Singapore after a brief but enjoyable trip to Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, we did not have the time to do much sightseeing but we did do a couple of things. One night, Millie decided to go to a local market on Temple Street. This was definitely an experience as […]

Week 3 at NISM: Beaches, Banks & Beginner’s Swimming

Saturday Tim’s birthday celebrations ended early on Saturday morning and the monsoon hit hard during the daytime, so we spend most of it relaxing around the guesthouse and researching things to do in Vashi, as well as our travel plans for after the internship. Sunday We were up early to catch one of the notoriously […]

Week 3 on our SEWA Internship

Last weekend we went on our first trip out of the state of Gujurat to Udaipur in Rajasthan. It was our first time taking a sleeper bus in India and boy was it an adventure! We booked our tickets online and set off an hour early to get to the bus stop, knowing we’d get […]

RBI Week 3: Seeing the Sights

Namaste, time is flying by and week three is proving to be the most exciting week yet. We, Valentin Ayer and Dominic Oulton, are finally getting acclimated to Pune and want to begin travelling outside of the city. Originally we were planning on visiting the animal reservation in Gir, however due to Monsoon season the […]