DAY 6 & 7: The Final Leg

DAY 6 & 7: The Final Leg by Riad Mahmood Friday 6th November began at 8.45am. A rather late start, considering the previous five days began at 7am. First stop was Fatehpur Sikri. The previous evening had been emotional for some children; they were probably missing home. Normally they don’t say too much when in […]

DAY 4 & 5: Corbett Park to Delhi to Agra

DAY 4 & 5: Corbett Park to Delhi to Agra by Riad Mahmood Day four was spent partly travelling – Corbett Park to Delhi. The afternoon was spent visiting Qutab Minar and Dilli Haat. The Qutab is always a wonderful experience. It was the first time for some, the second for some, and more for […]

DAY 3: Jim Corbett National Park

DAY 3: Jim Corbett National Park by Riad Mahmood Day three began at 5am. Some enthusiastic children were ready and playing football by 5.15 in the morning. They had no issues with the cold. We got into our jeeps by 6.45am and started our safari. The city of Ramnagar is interesting and is up early. […]

DAY 1 & 2: Delhi, Corbett and Agra

DAY 1 & 2: Delhi, Corbett and Agra by Riad Mahmood Day 1 Our Sixth Grade children have been talking about this excursion for a while now. They have been delving into ‎the details of what they will be carrying on the trip and what they will be doing and seeing. It’s their first big, […]

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion. Nov 11

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion by Riad Mahmood Subject: Back Home! Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:37:04 +0530 As the trip comes to an end I can’t help but acknowledge the deeds teachers do. It touches me to see people do things out of concern and passion rather than duty. Every day was a […]

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion. Nov 10

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion by Riad Mahmood Subject: Rajasthan Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:48:32 +0530 Dear Parents, The Sound and Lights show at the Agra Fort left us with thoughts of what the Moghul Empire and Akbar must have been like. It was a very enlightening experience that gave us a marvellous […]

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion. Nov 09

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion by Riad Mahmood Subject: Agra, The Road to Wonder Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2013 13:01:21 +0530 Dear Friends, Our journey from Jaipur to Agra was pleasant. The children spent some time chatting and looking at the beautiful countryside. They also had a discussion with Hedwige about all kinds of […]

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion. Nov 07

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursionby Riad MahmoodSubject: RajasthanDate: Thu, 7 Nov 2013 09:46:11 +0530 Dear Friends, Last night, out of the woodwork, we were joined by an interesting lady from Belgium. At first we thought she was just visiting but to our surprise she was going to be one of our guides in Jaipur. […]

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion. Nov 06

Rajasthan & Agra: Class VI Excursion by Riad Mahmood Subject: Rajasthan Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2013 10:21:55 +0530 Dear Parents, Sometimes it is a wonder how much of a child’s education takes place outside the boundaries of a school. Education to me has always been more than just literacy. In short every exposure is a […]