Ariana and Morgan visit a Sikh Temple… and get stopped for a picture!
My obsession… the Ganga Aarti. This time in Varanasi! (Photo by Morgan)
The beautiful flowers we tossed into the Ganga for the Aarti. (Photo by Morgan)
Reunited! Decided to make a pyramid. It kind-of worked. Pictured: (from top to bottom, left to right) Kat, Nicole, Maddie, Me, Henry, Claire, Leo, Christina
Morgan getting her chai fix.
Carl (from Switzerland) creating food art. (Photo by Morgan)
Everyone preparing the ingredients together for our masterpieces! Birthday Boy is the tall one on the right with the beard. (Photo by Morgan)
Just a small section of the beautiful art held within the warehouse’s walls! Photo by Morgan.
Ariana and Morgan made some American friends to celebrate Fourth of July with! And got this auto-rickshaw for 5 rupees total… How? Magic.
Bad quality photo, but good lassi and GREAT people! (Pictured: Morgan, Leo, Emily)
One last look at the Gazebo… This is where I spent my mornings meditating, my afternoons playing games, and my nights watching the sunset. (Photo by Morgan)
The view of the Ganga cleansing people. Photo by Morgan.
This monkey wasn’t too happy about me taking pictures of its baby… (Photo by Morgan)
Bindu put on some fancy glasses and decided she was a superstar. She even signed my arm!! (Photo by Morgan).
Our neighbor playing in the streets after the first big rainfall (Photo by Jamie)
Red panda at the Darjeeling Zoo (Photo by Jamie)
View on the way up the mountain (Photo by Jamie)
Jamie’s first cup of Darjeeling tea
Rug-making at the Tibetan Regufee Center (Photo by Jamie)
Nursery students eating lunch at the English medium school (Photo by Jamie)
Jamie in front of the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata
The incomplete top floor of the school (Photo by Jamie)
Students lining up at the end of the day (Photo by Jamie)
Jamie with the teachers and students of Lalkuthi, on the completed pavement
Some women from the microcredit program (Photo by Jamie)
Jamie with some of the office employees
Adarshanagore, Human Wave’s first project (Photo by Jamie)
Turns out Shiva and I get along well.
Luckily I found some friends at the wedding.
Guess who doesn’t belong? Yes, its Balu, the guy holding up the peace sign – you are never supposed to do that at a Village marriage. Out of those six people, I only know two names, and one of them is mine.
Ariana conducting interviews.
Ariana conducting interviews
Navdanya – the organization Morgan is working with.
Another shot of Navdanya
Morgan and a cow at Navdanya
Morgan working on the farm
Another shot of Morgan working on the farm.
Ganga Aarti. Photo by Talia.
Talia on the Ganga
Talia teaching English on the boat school.
quote wall in Babba Lassi, Varanasi. Photo by Talia.
Talia’s first chai in India
A young girl who did her own mehendi. Photo by Ariana
Ariana spending time in the community.
Ariana visiting women in the community
Ariana conducting interviews
Ariana conducting an interview
Health workers and teachers dancing with students in the anganwadi.
Ankie sharing my first Indian meal with me
A store teeming with colourful products
Ariana hard at work
Ariana hard at work with SETCO
Women dancing during workshop
Ariana dancing with students.
A picture of a VMH physician treating a tribal patient (photo taken by Jacob Anderson)
Ariana visiting a local anganwadi.
Ariana at a preschool
A judo lesson for women’s empowerment.
Street Views in Kalol (photo by Ariana)
Some students Jamie is working with.
Two Indian students having a snack. Photo by Jamie.
Jamie and friends before attending an Indian wedding.