School-kids come to the window to say goodbye after I paid a short visit to their classroom
The digital camera is proving a great icebreaker, particularly with kids, who get really excited at seeing instant photos of themselves and their friends. It's often hard to get away once a group has gathered!
Namaste from dusty Paratwada! February 23rd 2006 Namaste to you all! ('Namaste' is an interesting Hindi greeting which means something like 'I recognise the divine within you'.) Thank you very much to all who've been emailing and messaging me, (my Indian mobile number is +919860659764), over the past month! My access to the net is infrequent and always very brief, but when I do get the chance, I really look forward to reading through your emails ... read more
Asia » India » Maharashtra » Paratwada The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more