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Cultural Shock

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Cultural shock. Two words. A complicated concept. Shock: violent encounter, with impact or abrupt concussion, between two bodies; a collision. Culture: a set of artistic, social, linguistic and behavioral manifestations of people or civilization Putting together the two words we have a conflict of values, customs and beliefs. What you consider normal and routine, can…

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The Ultimate Guide of the Good Bargainer

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Buying things in India can be a good hobby. Especially if you like to bargain, after all why spending money, if you can spend your time? Thinking about that, I will provide the latest guide to make you proud of yourself and save some rupees. Show some interest for the product, but not that much….

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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Giving continuation to the Indian saga, I left Amritsar, and also my friends there. The destination? McLeod Ganj, a suburb of Dharamsala, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. Home of of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and a peaceful atmosphere, I decided to take this journey alone, and by…

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Work on your Karma

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Karma! In Hinduism and Buddhism, the sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences. For some just a mystic word that resembles to how cool you are, for me a whole concept thought since my childhood. From Varanasi (India) Mauricio Arenas Buitrago, Rodrigo R. Queiroz and…

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The Incredible India

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The Incredible India! Probably there is no better word to describe a country that breaths a so distinct culture, with its amazing flavours, smiles and (sometimes not so much wonderful) smells. It is even hard to know how to start telling something about there, as everyday a different situation was faced, new curious looks were…

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