That’s what Mary here told me when I asked what image came to her mind when she thought of India. Mark and Mary have been performing transcendental Meditation for 40 years now and that was visible in their happy peaceful nature. Sometimes I seek people, sometimes people seek me. As I got back into the parking lot, standing next toContinue reading “30in30 : “If world were a single human body, India would be its heart!””
This Saturday, I will be completing two weeks of the four week Indo-US friendship tour across the United States of America. From Central Park in New York City to Greeley Colorado, I have crossed the heart of America on my way to the western coast. I have heard stories of quite different types of familiesContinue reading “30in30: Intermission”
In Badlands National Park, I was fortunate from the get go. As soon I entered the park – I was told that camping sites are almost full and I may not get one. By sheer stroke of luck, I was able to secure the last available one!Continue reading “30in30: Badlands of South Dakota”
Now that I am closer to the western part of America, I have more clarity on schedule for rest of the journey. Well, at least till Portland. Here this is. Please help me find a family to interview in the cities / towns listed here –
It were wonderful past couple of days. On the drive from Illinois to Wisconsin, as soon as I saw the board Welcome to Wisconsin, the landscape changed, it was more green, less traffic, lots of vegetation. Met a wonderful couple who were so different from what I imagined they would be like.. they were so fullContinue reading “30in30: Past Wisconsin and Minnesota , on to South Dakota”
It’s been 4 days so far. Met a large family in Illinois. What’s incredible is that not just the host families are excited to meet me, but even their relatives and friends come to share their lives with me. Today I move to Wisconsin.
This Saturday, July 12th, as I begin the one month road trip across the US, I want to meet my friends before hitting the road. For a journey starting from New York City, what better place to meet and greet than the Central Park! Event : Picnic in Central Park / Kickoff 30in30 Road tripContinue reading “Kickoff Event for the Road Trip”
Dear Friends and Family, Please help me find 30 families to meet as I travel from New York City to San Francisco. Here is the tentative itinerary –
Discovery of America : 30 in 30 from Rajeev Gupta on Vimeo.
The Fulbright Program aims to bring a little more knowledge, a little more reason, and a little more compassion into world affairs and thereby increase the chance that nations will learn at last to live in peace and friendship. —Senator J. William Fulbright My name is Rajeev. I am a Fulbright Scholar from India. Three yearsContinue reading “Discovery of America : 30 in 30”