Well, I am back in the United States! I arrived here safely Tuesday morning. I have been adjusting to the time schedule and the food :). It was definitely an amazing trip and I hope you all enjoyed at least part of the journey with me. Thanks for all of your support! Alyssa
Alyssa's Experience in India
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I am down to one week of rotations in India and a weekend in Delhi and I will be back in the states. It has been really crazy to think about. I'm kind of used to the lifestyle here now. I tried to put pictures up from this week but it wouldn't work. I will try later on this week. Last weekend I went to Nainital and it took us about 9 hours to get there cause our driver got lost and about 7-8 to get back. It was a beautiful place surrounding a lake with a v...
It has been a great week this past week and I'm excited for next week as well. I was up in Than Gaon, a remote village. We did 2 hikes during the week, one to Nuniyas (about 2 hours away) and Musraj (about 30 min. away). We got to see a lot of beautiful sites and also see patients. As you can see in the pictures we had a little girl come that had been burned. The first time she came was Wednesday. I saw her again today when she came to get her bandages chan...
Well, I just finsihed my 6th week in India. It's hard to believe my time is more than half over. Later this evening I will be heading up to Than Gaon for the next 2 weeks which I am really excited about. It is such a refreshing place and very peaceful. I will not have internet while I am up there but I will probably be down on the weekends to check in. Until then, enjoy the pictures from the last 2 weeks and take care!
So I just wanted to give everyone a heads up about the bombings in Jaipur last night. I am a long ways away from Jaipur but the bombings were targeted toward a particular religion and where a I was planning to go this weekend is the 2nd most sacred place on the Ganga. So at this point I am planning to avoid that area and just head to Dehradun for the weekend and lay low. I am totally fine and have not noticed any change in the people here in Rishikesh. I am g...