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The Sunflower Learning Centre, Jaisalmer  
   

The Sunflower Learning Centre, Jaisalmer

Thar and ta-ra!

February 8th 2018
Dry heat and bright sunshine at this time of year, when it's dark, cold and damp at home in Hertfordshire, do wonders for body and soul. My three-score-years-and-ten-plus-a-few drop away and I become a recycled teenager. I explore anew with a spring in my step, bounce in my friendly hotelier's jeep on long, straight military roads that lead to the Pakistan border, visit oases and simple settlemen ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaisalmer

Indian Flag 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
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10th November 2019

Marvelous
I love this thought.
10th November 2019

This little school has made a big impact on the colony. I’ve been pleased to have contributed in a tiny way to its success. Some previously uneducated children have now moved onto higher education in government-run schools.

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