Tag Archive: Migration

Is the real India Invisible? – Andhra Pradesh

As I made my way down the east coast of the country, I decided to stop in a few places in Andhra Pradesh along the way, which gave me quite a “real” Indian… Continue reading

Cultural Misfits: Where do I fit in?

I am learning Hindi and have found the experience particularly challenging given the rather diverse cultural history I come from ( something I have discussed a bit previously here). My grandparents were born… Continue reading

Guruvayur and Thrissur: How do you prove you are Hindu?

How do you prove what religion you were raised to someone you just met? A Christian can wear a cross, although anyone could do this relatively easily. A Muslim woman can wear a… Continue reading

The Differences Between North and South India

I have only been in South India for a couple of weeks, but I immediately felt that there was a huge cultural shift between North and South. It’s not just the food and… Continue reading