South Africa Memories and Into India

A couple weeks ago, we said goodbye to South Africa and hello to India! I absolutely loved my time in South Africa, have great memories and am so thankful for my amazing host family!

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South Africa Host cousin, sister, and mom

We’ve been in India now for about 3 weeks and I LOVE IT! Here’s a brief overview of what I’ve done so far:

  • Tried goat’s brain
  • Watched dramatic Hindi shows with my host family
  • Saw a Hindi movie in theaters (Dear Zindagi)
  • Spiced up my life…quite literally
  • Ran up the Himalayan mountain range (maybe not, but it felt like it)
  • Celebrated my host mom’s birthday
  • Saw the Golden Temple in Amritsar
  • Enjoyed waiting at the bank for several hours
  • Corral 13 2-4 year olds daily
  • Sang head shoulders knees and toes more times than I’d like to admit
  • Painted classroom walls with only minimal paint splattering on my kurta
  • Gotten sick
  • Witnessed a dog bite one of my roomies…twice
  • Probably had the first ever Indian Thanksgiving

ANDDDDD

Been awful at updating my blog. Sorry!!! A more detailed post will be coming your way sometime in the future.

 

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One of my students

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Tibetan Library

 

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In Amritsar at the Golden Temple (thanks for the pic Maddie!!)

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2 thoughts on “South Africa Memories and Into India

  1. Dear Quinn: So Glad to see more pictures of you . Your still look like your happy and kicking up a storm. Keep up the good work and enjoy. I’m with you in spirit always. Hugs, Nana

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  2. My dearest Quane,
    I love and miss you dearly.
    If you don’t come to Pitt next year I will cry myself a river and float to you.
    Keep up the amazing work chit! Can’t wait to hear all of your amazing stories.
    you should date that boy

    Love,
    Anonymous

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