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  • Pre-departure sentiments

    Travel Journal from United States Wisconsin, United States | Fri Jan 21, 2011

    After talking, sharing, thinking, writing, worrying, and dreaming about Auroville, it is on the horizon at last, and so close I can practically FEEL it. Although still sitting in my home of Shorewood, Wisconsin, I already feel a sense of community with my future Aurovillians. This notion of community and a shared interest, which has always been imperative in my life, is one of the characteristics which drew …

    Auroville, India

  • A few dwindling hours

    Travel Journal from United States Massachusetts, United States | Thu Jan 20, 2011

    Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000176 EndHTML:0000004868 StartFragment:0000002361 EndFragment:0000004832 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/Julie/Desktop/india/first%20blog.doc As I sit in my favorite local coffee shop one last time before our journey begins I gaze out on my little New England town covered in snow, and try to image how different my life will be in just a few short days. It has finally become too dangerous to ride my …

    Sustainability in Auroville

  • The Journey Begins

    Travel Journal from United States New Jersey, United States | Thu Jan 20, 2011

    Hello Everyone!  My name is Julia Miller and I am a sophomore, Journalism major at the University of New Hampshire with a minor in Sustainable Living.  While my career ambition is to become a journalist, I have a passion for the planet.  This is partially how I ended up embarking on this great adventure to Auroville in Tamil Nadu, India. I've always been absolutely enamored by indian culture and have been curious about …

    Becoming the Change, Finding the Truth, Inside India

  • Pre-semester entry to my journey to India

    Travel Journal from India Auroville, India | Thu Jan 20, 2011

    Hey everyone! My name is Sammy Wolf, I am currently a junior at the University if Vermont studying Community and International Development. I spent the first half of my winter break nannying for a family throughout Brussels and Israel, and the second half mindlessly walking around and going out in the city and being what my mom calls a “lox” on the couch. I am so amped for this new …

    Before I leave for India...

  • Pre Semester Assignment

    Travel Journal from United States United States | Wed Jan 19, 2011

    my name is Emma. I am really excited and nervous for this experience, living in Auroville. I am interested in studying abroad in an ecovillage because the typical abroad program left me wanting more. I have been frustrated with traditional education systems in the US-like college, and most recently took a semester off from school all together. This opportunity to travel to India has come at the perfect …

    Pre Semester Assignment