Samantha's Journey to India

Current Location

Coorg, India

Join me on my Fulbright journey to India as I seek to understand how to further involve women in economic development, to make meaningful cultural connections, to laugh, and to learn. Here we go!


This week I got to explore some of the natural spaces around Bangalore. I went bouldering, saw beautiful trees at a Botanical Garden and went to a concert. Come take a look!


When you are living in a culture very different from your own, the smallest things can make you realize just how different perspectives can be. Read on to learn about what I've learned here in India.

Field Notes

Come meet Varsha! I met her in person at a coffee shop and decided to interview her to learn a bit more about her life. She was so kind and very willing to share about herself with all of you. 


Mysore celebrates Dassara for ten full days, and on the tenth day, Vijayadashami, the celebrations reverberate throughout the town in the form of a colorful parade.