One time when I was younger, I tasted a drop of peppermint extract. Tasting the peppermint extract was similar to being greeted by the villagers. I was very surprised and a little uncomfortable, but in the end, I understood I was experiencing true essence, whether it was peppermint or India.
The project explained to us was equally exciting with the finished result being a reservoir system that can sustain local agricultural area and animals nearby, as well as a common area for the village and a dining area.
India was nothing like any other country I had visited. The food, the attire, and weather was nothing I could’ve prepared myself for.
When I first saw that there was a trip to Bangalore I was indifferent, but I was also excited. I have never traveled outside of the country before, so I was nervous. Once I landed in the Bangalore airport, the nerves vanished, and I knew I was going to have a once in a lifetime experience.
Tarun Kukreja’s student trip report about the Tickle College of Engineering’s Global Initiatives trip to India to work on an education center.
The Tickle College of Engineering sponsored the Alternative Summer Break to India from May 13 – 21, 2018; it was the first Global Initiatives trip to the continent of Asia, and the 20th trip for the program. Participating in the trip were Nishant Lokanathan, sophomore aerospace engineering major, Tarun Kukreja, freshman mechanical engineering major, Manan […]