But whoever just eats food from home, did not understand India: Food is everything. Really everything. I could not imagine something worse than being invited at someones home and to reject food. To serve a meal for your guest means a lot to the Indian people
Everywhere, people talk about "thinking out of the box" as a demanded soft-skill. Where if not in anthropology, do you learn it better? I have learned unbelievably much about the rules of our own society.
I am running away like a little boy, who is fleeing from his parents. Just out of the settlement and then see what comes next. Just that I do not run away from my parents, but from social life.
Oh yes, the backpackers. Completely individually they are traveling the country with the Lonely Planet in their hand. They meet outer backpackers in the Blue Lassi Shop in Varanasi, after they have “done” the South. They tell you how amazing everything is, whom they have met and discuss peace and freedom. Yes, I am also guilty.
Click for German Version Showing extraordinary respect to elders always has been something strange for me. I respect people, when I like to and when I think that they deserve…