Tara Homes for Children, NGO for street children in Delhi, India

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Tara at the beach

Sidhu and Rakesh, holidaying in South India, discover the sea for the first time ever("Sir, it’s hard to believe that there could be something beyond the immense sea"):


Among other things, they enjoyed seeing the seaside in Kerala, the elephants (a little agitated, surprising as we were expecting a more placid animal, who would have been happy to meet us), a tea plant in Ooty, and ultimate pleasure: flying ("Sir, why is there nothing in the sky, apart from the clouds??"):




Invited to the Jeevan Jyoti Shelter close to Bangalore, Rakesh, Sidhu and our trainee Caroline explain to the staff the secrets of the North-Indian chapatti, but the unflappable didis clearlt seem to prefer their good-old South-Indian chapatti:



And to go on with the North/South cultural technological transfers, our boys take a dance class, given by the girls of the institution. Sidhu is much more at ease than Rakesh, who is intensively wondering what the hell he is doing, sweating blood:



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