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Protesting Rape in New Delhi

11 PM, paint cans ready: Rush was going to make her mark. I was a lookout, and the photographer, but for the moment I was given a brush and told to paint the wall blue. She’d invited me to come … Continue reading

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The Battle Against The Mob On The Riverbanks

The scene was starting to get out of hand. We were stuck on a sandy river bank, 50 grueling feet of deep sand between us and the concrete road. Fifteen Indians were crowded around Chris’ bike, some holding onto the … Continue reading

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Reducing Our Footprint

About two weeks ago when I first started cycling through Andhra Pradesh, I started noticing these rickshaws that were packed with 8 or more people in the early mornings. Then I would see them again in the late afternoons, just … Continue reading

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Reaching the Bottom Half

  There is a lot of poverty in India.  This becomes apparent the moment you walk out of the airport, and see the men sitting on their vegetable carts with loin cloths, or the beggars that stretch out their shaking … Continue reading

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Being Treated Like a Celebrity

“Chris, Morgan, get in the car.” “Oh, I’m sure that won’t be necessary” I replied. As soon as I glanced outside towards the masses of shouting students, I wasn’t so sure. They did look pretty riled up. Morgan and I … Continue reading

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