Hey strangers! Back at it with some life updates. Since my last post, so many exciting things have happened! Trump Rally: As you know, in the past few weeks, there has been a lot of political angst in the United States. It’s been a bit difficult to watch from a far because I feel kind of useless. There is a large gringo presence in Chile and this time “Democrats Abroad” was able to organize a vigil for Heather Heyer right here in Santiago. The vigil was organized in just two
We’ve made it to the grand finale, India’s school system. I saved this one for last because it’s the one I’m most passionate about, a best-for-last type thing. Sorry for the length, but I didn't want to skimp. On the last week of teaching my mom asked the NICE coordinator if it would be possible for them to take me out to some of the schools they worked with. My ears perked at the thought. What an amazing connection standing at my feet, that I had no idea I even had! The NICE
Heres an insight into the complex culture that is India, based on my personal observations: The Scene: The amount of cars and people on the streets is unfathomable. The most shocking part of India is the driving. Oh my god. After the first ride I was ready for a Xanax and I wasn't even driving!! The cars drive at full speed and weave in and out of traffic, again, at full speed. And when I mean weave, I mean there's about half a foot space between you and the car next to you.
Well well well, look who's back.
I'm back and better than ever, filled to the brim with brand new experiences and opportunities. For the past two weeks I have been in India. Here is one of a 5 part blog-series I'll be posting on my experiences in India. Posts will cover: what I'm doing here, culture, the elephants, touring and India's public schools. When I told people I was going to India, many cocked their heads to the side, gave a concerned look and said, "...why?"