Celebrate each small victory (Day 24 of Brianna at OASiS)

myidea_670aCelebrate each small victory

My last day in Bhopal. There were mangoes, there was dancing and immersive cultural experiences.  And I tried “Chinese food” in India. Tastes totally different – less heavy, more clean.

I did a little bit of thinking about the Christmas problem but most of my day was spent saying goodbye to Bhopal. That, and packing.

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Not everything is complex (Day 11 of Brianna at OASiS)

A Fruit Vendor in the Distance_670A fruit vendor in the distance

Last night, outside my window there was drumming, singing and firing of rockets (fireworks? guns?) until pretty late in the night. At breakfast, Mrs. Mukherji told me that what I had heard was a wedding. There is a community centre outside my window.

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Find solutions for problems before they become a way of life (Day 10 of Brianna at OASiS)

Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum. I am serious when I say this: It was one of the most beautiful places I have ever been.

Again, I had breakfast with Mrs. Mukherji. We talked about some of the fourteen countries she has visited. She told me about the fire blossom trees in Cairo. In the summer, on the street she lived on, there were these explosions of colour, red flowers on all the trees.

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