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To Sumik!

Shelly Le

November 25, 2012

"Namaste! Mero nam Shelly ho. English me, mauf kijie." "I am an undergraduate student of Political Studies and I am in India for a semester, studying Indian culture and development challenges and successes in the country. As a part of my studies, I am researching women's nutrition in Sikkim." "Would...

Analyzing women’s (mal)nourishment in Sikkim

Shelly Le

October 31, 2012

Indian food is delicious, there's simply no argument against it. Naan, dal (lentils), rice, paneer (cheese with the consistency of tofu), chana (chickpeas), and chapatti (flatbread) are all yummy and nutritious in varied quantities. Yet in spite of India's rich food culture, the percentage of malnourished...

Jaipur traffic: ‘No problem’

Jaipur traffic: ‘No problem’

Shelly Le

September 4, 2012

Namaste from Jaipur! It's been a little over a week since I've arrived in India but I couldn't possibly sum up my experience in one blog post. Jaipur architecture is breathtaking, traffic is chaotic, the food is delicious, and Indian mornings feel like a fantasy in comparison to the hot and humid...

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