As we drove along the main highway of India, there were tiny villages flashing by the wondows of the motorcoach–a string of stucco buildings: a snack shop, a home, a snack shop, a souvenir stand, a snack shop. Then a … Continue reading
In transit Hyderabad-Mubai-Delhi-Jaipur. Today is travel day, which puts me in mind of a line spoken by Paul’s “grandfather” in A Hard Day’s Night: “So far, I’ve been in a train and a room and a car and a room, … Continue reading
Hyderbad traffic is a careening, chaotic experience, without pattern or guidelines. The fundamental principle of driving in Hyderabad seems to be to force your way through in defiance of all obstacles. And the Hyderbad driver’s sole means of removing an … Continue reading
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It began with the flight from GR to Chicago, which was delayed because of de-icing issues. When I came running into gate K12, I found an elderly woman in a sari with a bindi on her forehead who said she … Continue reading
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… there were business and accounting and economics and math and political science majors in line at the check-in. The students enrolled in the “Business as Mission: India” interim, along with business professor Leonard Van Drunen and his wife, Karen, … Continue reading
For three weeks in January, 13 Calvin College students will travel to Hyderabad, India to attempt an experiment in experiential education. The students—majors in business, accounting, economics, political science and English—will work in internships in nine Hyderabad businesses. One student … Continue reading