Saturday, day 2 – Getting used to Mumbai

The first night at the guest house at TISS – Tata Institute of Social Sciences was highly rewarding and a ten hours sleep in air conditioned rooms was just what we needed. The rooms are very good, equipped with TV, AC and a “so so” working computer. The electricity is out at least once a...

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On the move: Copenhagen-Paris-Mumbai

Hello all! We’ve arrived in Mumbai, safe and sound. Thursday was spent hanging out at airports in Copenhagen and Paris where we played cards, ate croissants and macarons (from Ladurée, omnomnom) and finally just became incredibly passive while waiting for our flight to take off. The flight to India was...

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Day 6 – Firenze, the city of art

On Thursday morning the alarm sounded before 6 am. Still half-asleep, we walked in a crisp weather to the railway station and took a train towards Firenze (Florence). During the one and half hour ride some of us slept, while others tried to wake up. Before 9 am we were...

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Day 4 – “When life gives you citrus, you make juice”

Buongiorno! I’ll start off with an apology regarding the blog silence. The Wi-Fi we were expecting to have at our apartment didn’t start functioning properly until Thursday night (i.e. two days before our day of departure), which is why we’re posting several entries simultaneously. But since access to internet actually...

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Day 2 – The ambassador, the Pope and Bernini (walk into a bar…)

Buongiorno! Our Sunday morning began with the regular “Who’s in the shower? It’s my turn!”-chaos, and ended with a happy bunch of fresh-feeling students leaving the apartment for a meeting with Ulla Gudmundson at Casa di Santa Brigida. After five minutes of walking in the palpable humidity, however, the fresh...

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Day 1 – Day of Arrival!

Buongiorno! We have arrived in Rome and we have already managed to do several touristy things. The sun was out when our cab drove the first bunch of us into town from the airport, and after finding our apartment (which is right in front of the residence of the most...

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