Archive | June, 2012

4 Day Trips Not To Miss While In Bangalore: by Sven van Mourik

While volunteering and interning abroad, it is important to treat every day like an adventure.  This is a list of 4 day trips that all Leave UR Mark participants should not miss on their off time from work! I – Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple Because of its splendid temples and sights, the area around Mysore easily […]

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Volunteering in India with Women and Children: by Sven van Mourik

It is early in the morning when Lisa Yao steps into an auto-rickshaw to drive to her work.  The traffic in Bangalore is dense, and the trip can sometimes take up to an hour, she explains, as the driver carefully flips the page of his newspaper, waiting for the traffic light to turn green.  When […]

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First Impressions of Bangalore: By Sven van Mourik

Sven is a Dutch student studying international politics at the American University of Paris.  Follow him here over the next couple of weeks as he documents his impressions of India and volunteering & interning abroad with Leave UR Mark!    After my many experiences these past few days (the first days of my life in […]

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