Tag Archive: poverty

Will India ever be a “real” super-power?

When you live in India, it is almost impossible to go a single day without reading something about corruption.  Bribes, kick-backs and ‘gratuities’ are a daily part of living here. My first official… Continue reading

Class or crass: India’s Middle Class

One of the biggest culture shocks I am now experiencing relates to what is considered to be “class” or behaviour that represents economic and social status.  It isn’t something I saw much of… Continue reading

How India Turned Me Into a Feminist

I have a confession to make, I am a feminist. Nine months traveling through India has made me a feminist and this is me coming out of the closet. I have always considered… Continue reading

Adventures in the Desert Part 2: Pabu ki Dhani

This was my home for 24 hours when I visited this small, isolated village in the Thar desert. To call it a village is probably too big a word, it is a simple… Continue reading

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

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