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Archive: March 2013

Victor Huynh - Blog 2: Expectations, Assumptions and Appreciation

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Nearing the completion of 2 months of my internship with the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) and Migrant Forums in India (MFI) and living in the Kerala state capital, Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum, I have come to realize many of my expectations and assumptions of life here as false and have grown a new appreciation for southern India.

Victor Huynh - Blog 1: Landing in the City of Coconuts: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

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Here I am sitting in my room at the YMCA Trivandrum. The first week has really been a whirlwind! After over 24 hours of travel and almost missing my connection in Mumbai, I arrived safe and sound in Trivandrum at 9am on Thursday January 17th! I was relieved to finally end the traveling and be able to make roots somewhere.