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Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 7, Public Holiday

 Uttarayan- Kite Festival Which is a period of harvest. The Sun’s run in relation to planet Earth will shift from the southern run to the northern run – from Dakshinayana (purification) to Uttarayan (enlightenment). Today was a culturally important day for... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 6

Free Day -  Hathee Singh JainTemple, Sidi Siyyad's Mosque, Shasansamrat Bhavan Art Museum, old Ahmedabad city market and International Kite Festival   A compact day full of different activities.  Judith and some of the others organised some auto rickshaws to... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 5

Free Day Dianne's (my room-mate) 50th birthday was today and I wanted to ensure she had a memorable one with lots of fun had.  So to start the day at breakfast we surprised her with balloons, chocolate muffins and a... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 4

Field visit: Thol - bird sanctuary and Sundarvan - A Nature Discovery Centre   Early rise today for an adventure to the bird sanctuary which was about a two-hour drive away then back into the city to the Discovery Centre. ... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 3

Field visit: Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) and Bollywood night at CEE     An interesting day at the VASCSC looking at the facilities and programs they offer students in Ahmedabad and the area.  It is a sister... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 2

Visiting CEE - Centre for Environment Education Travelling by small bus to CEE this morning gave me a true perspective of Ahmedabad the city.  Cars, auto rickshaw, bicycles, buses, people, dogs and cows were everywhere.  The city itself is encompassed... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India 2019 Day 1

Travelling to India An early departure from Brisbane International airport and meeting everyone in the group was adrenaline driven.  I was excited and very talkative about the prospect of the next two weeks ahead. With a short stopover in Singapore,... Continue Reading →

Ahmedabad: India January 2019

Sustainability Exchange Program Centre for Environmental Education (CEE), Thaltej Tekra, Ahmedabad     Amazingly an opportunity arose in early November 2018.  It was to travel to India as part of a group of students from Central Queensland University (CQU) to... Continue Reading →

Week 12: Reflect on your learning journey, review your blog against feedback and a checklist

Inquiry: Reflect on your learning journey and respond to the following questions:   What  I have you learnt this term in media writing: Simplify it all Use the 5W's and 1H more Punctuation is key to getting the message across... Continue Reading →

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