Brandon R | New Delhi, India | Week 5

2015 LSA International Internship Blog

Learning from the girls at PPES. Learning from the girls at PPES.

My fifth week in Delhi consisted of work with PPES and exploring more of Delhi. It was an especially good week at work, as we finished a few different projects and reports that we had been spending a lot of time on. I’m continuing to work on the social media, and now I’ll probably we spending some more time on different fundraising research and objectives. I also hope to be able to visit the schools a few more times before I leave in three weeks! I love going to the schools because, first of all, its fun to talk to the girls there. It’s also a nice way to see the fruits of the labor that is done by all of the office members at PPES. AND, this time I’m absolutely determined to see the Ganga (“Ganges” is a completely incorrect term for the famous…

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Delhi | Q9 | P4

Summer Vocation

Since high school I have wanted to live in big urban city. I’ve spent some time in huge cities around the world and have fallen in love with each of them. Now, after spending time in Delhi, I can say I’ve fallen in love here, too.

Khari Baoli, the largest spice market in the world. Photo: trekhub.in Khari Baoli, the largest spice market in the world. Photo: trekhub.in

As I mentioned in a previous post about culture shock, Delhi (and India, in general) is very overwhelming. That’s really become the thing that is so endearing about the city. It is such a multi-sensory experience (colors to smells to tastes to everything else) that it will be impossible to ever replicate. The sheer amount of monuments, shops, and museums could keep a person busy for a lifetime. Where else in the world can I start the day by taking the metro to the largest spice market in Asia?

And from there I can take a…

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