One of my favorite days in India was spent visiting Pallikaranai Government Secondary High School in Chennai to see how the local Round Table India chapter (Madras Midtown Round Table 42) is building shiny, new classrooms for kids, thanks in part to donations from Rickshaw Challenge participants.
Check out my post for The Rickshaw Times blog: The Rickshaw Challenge and Round Table India Team Up to Transform Schools.
my touring companions
As an adult, I’ve lived in some pretty cool cities – Boulder, DC and now, Boston – vacation destinations for many. As such, my friends and family have always assumed that I’ve spent all of my free time skiing in Colorado, exploring museums in DC and wandering the Freedom Trail here in Boston. Not quite. I like to say that no matter where you live, you still need to do your laundry and get your oil changed. Continue reading
my sweet ride
After my respite in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with the Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally took me through six Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately missed the excitement of traveling by rickshaw, we were able to cover a lot more ground and take in some incredibly diverse and stunning scenery. Take a look…