Anniversary India Nov 2015 Journey Outline

indiaConnect your Heart and your Head as you travel through India with a like-minded group and your guides. As well as enjoying the sights and culture, we will be assisted by our Indian partner-Mini Bedi and the Development Support Team to journey to the heart of urban and village communities, meet women and men committed to lasting change and be engaged in seeing friends, visiting long term project sites and sharing the learning around the theme “India: Where to with Development”.

This 3 week (18 days in India) travel and learning journey will allow you to experience the sights, sounds and food of India and also connect you to old friends and to the changing world of development. You will travel with a group of interested and interesting people assisted by an experienced Australian and Indian team to guide you. This journey is a unique blend of sightseeing, travel, learning, inspirational personal accounts, meeting old friends and real world experiences and will also reconnect you to village level conditions and change.

DATES!!

This Anniversary journey will be from  November 15 to Dec 2 2015

Brief Description of our Anniversary Journey in India

You will travel to India arriving in the city of Mumbai to meet with your fellow travellers. After our introduction to the highlights of Mumbai, including Mahatma Ghandi’s house and Asia’s largest slum, we travel together by train to the city of Pune in the hills above Mumbai. There we will settle into a mix of presentations, sightseeing, a little yoga, shopping, evening dinners and engage with our old friends and Indian guides from the Development Support Team (DST). While in Pune we will also visit some urban communities and meet the women and their self-help groups, experience Yoga and catch up with old friends. After experiencing Pune we will then fly to the state of Rajasthan and the historic city of Jaipur with its famous Bazaar, forts and city palace. There we will visit some old partners and understand what is happening with development. In Rajasthan we will also travel to and stay in the Golden Castle fort which has been a refuge on many of our trips. From Jaipur we will travel through India’s capital, Delhi to the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Here in Nainital we will revisit some refreshing project work with “barefoot engineers” and women’s craft shops while enjoying the mountain views. In our final days we will hear from local people about the changes taking place. We wrap up our adventure here and return to Delhi for some quick shopping and enjoying Delhi before our journey finishes. You may  wish to return to Australia or journey further in India.

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  • Anniversary India 2015

    See the World through different eyes!

    An anniversary travel experience for
      • Those who have travelled with us previously
      • Reliving some of the excitement of the CLP trips
      • Meeting old friends and partners in India
      • Catching up with where Development thinking is at

    NOVEMBER 2015

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    If you want to see the cities & sights, be inspired, see some solutions to poverty and injustice, experience the culture and village life, and travel with others you can talk to, then you may be one of those who would enjoy our ANNIVERSARY JOURNEY TO INDIA.

    This is a unique 18 day travel and learning journey. It is designed for those who have travelled with us over the past 20 years and are keen to reconnect with India, catch up with the development thinking currently as well as Indian friends and guides, and travel with like minded people keen to enjoy each others company. We also welcome partners or those who are coming for the first time seeking a personal experience that covers both urban and rural  India. It will gently open you to the culture, people and development issues in modern India.

    Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we reconnect with people and together experience and discuss India …development …social issues ..life.

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