Day 3 (28th of March) – Sightseeing de luxe

Hi everyone! So for our third day we did some proper sightseeing after sleeping in! We met up with former UPF Secretary Ali who was here for the weekend and he showed us around. We started of with a trip to the Blue Mosque, which was very beautiful, and Ali...

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Day 2 (March 27th) – Woman’s and LGBT rights groups

Hey! Today we had two meetings, one with Women for Women’s Human Rights and the other with the LGBT rights organization SPOD. The first meeting was with Women for Women’s Human Rights, which started from 10am. It was a very nice and interesting meeting. The organization gave us a very...

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Day 1 (March 26th) – Arriving in Istanbul

Hello everyone! Today most of our travel group arrived in Istanbul. Due to the number of people we arrived at different times, some came here one day earlier and had already had time to visit the blue mosque and aya sofia by the time that we arrived plus some other...

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Saturday, day 9 – Beautiful Udaipur

Finally, our how else would I express myself? We are in an extremly beautiful town, amazing architecture and so much to explore!   Also we are away from all the constant traffic jams, pollution and noise in Mumbai. Fortunately, our fear of melting away in the sun, was exaggerated, we could...

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Wednesday, day 6 – Documentary afternoon and more wandering

  Wednesday we had the possibility to enjoy a slow morning – we had only one meeting in the afternoon. We had breakfast, bread omelette and chai tea, at TISS cantine and read local newspapers. Mumbai Mirror (local “Expressen”) was the most entertaining one, with its horoscope and sex help...

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