PLATFORM2 blogs en My time in India <p>I was sent to India&nbsp;in the Summer of 2010&nbsp;for free by&nbsp; Platform2 and given the opportunity to experience the Indian lifestyle in its rawest form. In hindsight my visit taught me a lot not just about myself but about the culture, people and development issues that we as Westerners overlook.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> INDIA Thu, 19 Apr 2012 17:23:46 +0000 400 at My experience <p>I had two encounters with India; hectic polluted filthy Delhi and serene peaceful placid Himachal Pradesh. I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the Himilayas, reminscent of a postcard. The sun beaming over snowcapped mountains was one of the most beautiful sights for me. I settled in quite quickly into what was to be my new home for the next 10 weeks. My first day at the school made me realise how accomodating everyone in India actually is. This was illustrated in various ways; whether it was being invited to someones home for food or to celebrate a wedding.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> INDIA Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:47:16 +0000 399 at