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Bihar, India review piece

INDIA | Sun, 21 Apr 2019 | By edrh23 | Views [298]

I visited Patna, in the North East of India in February 2017, where I met with a close friend of mine,Tina, who I networked with whilst living and teaching in Copenhagen during 2015 and 2016. The plan was to speak at a conference about my experiences ... Read more >

Tags: india, poverty, roads, rural, tibetan

The Great Indian Rural Wedding

INDIA | Thu, 15 Dec 2016 | By amitkagra | Views [451]

Multi-billion dollar wedding industry, attracts huge spending, no wonder we all call it as big fat Indian wedding. According to an estimate (www.businessinsider.in), the industry is over INR 100,000 crores. This is a staggering number. No wonder Indian ... Read more >

Tags: festivals, india, indianwedding, rural, ruralindia, traditions, travel, travelling, wedding, weddings

Andalusian Days (VI): How Much do You Know About Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

SPAIN | Mon, 27 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [688]

“We’ve had two weeks of rain and strong winds,” Diego says, kicking into the red soil covered by loose mounds of fallen leaves and shrunken olives. “Crazy winds. The flowers were in bloom then, and pollen flying everywhere.... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, cooking, food, gourmet, olive oil, rural, seville, spain, tapas

Andalusian Days (V): Rural Mystique and Country Cooking around Sevilla

SPAIN | Mon, 27 Jun 2016 | By aubereylescure | Views [766]

9 am Julian and I stand at the edge of a dirt field as a tractor roils up trails of brown clouds. We must look conspicuous to the farmer driving the tractor, two strangers observing him intently on a deserted expanse of flat fields. Muffled ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, food, gourmet, rural, sevilla, spain, travel

You Can Never Go Home Again

USA | Tue, 23 Jun 2015 | By wanderingeli | Views [290]

The explosion of feathers behind the ottoman reminds me that I am in the company of mighty hunters, whose bloodlust can only be sated by the sound of opening a can of tuna - ahi tuna mind you, only the best around these parts.  I myself slurped ... Read more >

Tags: cats, home, house-sitting, nostalgia, pacific northwest, pnw, rural, seattle, urban, washington

Windy Hill Farm

IRELAND | Fri, 7 Mar 2014 | By gonefarmin | Views [1905]

Deep within the gusty countryside of West Ireland there’s an organic farm that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Located half an hour from Ennis, Clare, a small wooden plaque hangs at its entrance and reads ‘Windy Hill Farm’. Run by ... Read more >

Tags: ireland, organic, rural, wild, wwoofing

Week 5 - Field visit

CAMBODIA | Tue, 18 Feb 2014 | By escape | Views [767]

To the health center we go. This is my second outing so far. I’m off to observe the outreach work my organization does in the community. We’re going to three health centers today, and they are the ones farthest away from our office. We ... Read more >

Tags: aid and development, cambodia, countryside, field trip, health, health center, kampong chhnang, rural, tonle sap

Week 4 - An odd sight

CAMBODIA | Sat, 15 Feb 2014 | By escape | Views [528]

Short note.. it’s a pity I didn’t get the camera out in time. On the “moto” (imagine the lovechild between a motorbike and a scooter) riding down the dusty gravel road in front of us, I see a lady holding a pole upright with ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, drip, kampong chhnang, motorcycling, motos, rural

Week 3.5 - Second Impressions

CAMBODIA | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 | By escape | Views [540]

Well, well, well… this town is full of surprises isn’t it? Having fallen asleep on most of the journey here by taxi ride** I guess I must have missed a good portion of the busy part of town and only awoken amongst the dust clouds and ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, cycling, dust, kampong chhnang, lonely planet, rural, taxis, tonle sap

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A soulful experience from rural hinterland

INDIA | Wed, 3 Jul 2013 | By amitkagra | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

People call me by the name of ‘Amit Kagra’ but I see myself as an ORGANIZED NOMAD. Having travelled across hinterland of the country, I discovered a passion for travel and appreciating different cultures. I seek this scholarship because I would very ... Read more >
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Tags: india, life, people, rural

My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

KENYA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By awildsoul | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I want to bear witness to the world unfolding around me and explore and communicate our shared humanity, both who we are and who we have yet to become. My life’s mission is to inspire and engage others to become forces for social and environmental change ... Read more >
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Tags: community health, kenya, rural

Lagging behind time

SRI LANKA | Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By savysart_photography | Views [430]

The photos represents the simple yet content life lived by a farming family in the rural areas of Sri Lanka. Their lives lag behind in time, with no electricity, piped water or machinery. The nearest village has to be accessed through 5km of thick forest ... Read more >

Tags: culture, de silva, farming, jungle, life, rural, savan, sri lanka, village

Photos: My Scholarship entry - "Lagging behind time"

SRI LANKA | Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By savysart_photography | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a young doctor from the wonderful island of Sri Lanka. I didn't have the opportunity to get my hands on a camera before the age of 25. Ever since, I wanted to buy a DSLR but it took me ages to find that kind of money, and now finally I own a Canon ... Read more >
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Tags: farming, life, rural, savan de silva, sri lanka, travel photography scholarship 2012, village

Urban versus Rural life

CAMBODIA | Wed, 9 Feb 2011 | By gem_sky | Views [1003]

There was such a jump between the big cities and rural areas, much more than in Europe, I think because the development has been so much quicker and more recent. It makes things really uneven, and as soon as you start traveling you realise ... Read more >

Tags: bicycles, kampot, rural, shower gel, urban


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