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Duck Duck DUCK!

This blog wouldn’t be complete without  stories of us meeting kids around the factory! Each morning as we walk through the village on our way to Rickshaw bank, we are greeted with numerous children waving to us and shouting “Hi! … Continue reading

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Power Project Update

We finally have our first power graphs, and they are beautiful! Originally we planned on measuring the compression of the spring using an LDVT that we made. Unfortunately, we ran into a few problems: a limitation on the number of … Continue reading

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Republic Day, Roti, and Rickshaw Races

Today is India’s Republic Day, and thus a national holiday. Although most shops, factories, and offices were closed, we decided to work today since we are nearing the end of our time in Guwahati. Apparently there has been some violence … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Ricksaw Bank!

If you’ve been on this blog for more than about 30 seconds, you’ve probably heard mention of the Rickshaw Bank Factory. As we’re spending so much time here, I thought I’d give you a virtual tour of the place. Click … Continue reading

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Passing the Time

Living in a far off corner of India for the past few weeks has been a very refreshing break from cell phones, the internet (except if we venture to the CRD office in the evening), and digital distractions in general. … Continue reading

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Two-Way Tourism

Guwahati isn’t exactly the most popular tourist location in India, and our activities keep us well outside it’s center. The Rickshaw factory, another hour’s walk away is in a village constructed of mud and bamboo, so when I say we … Continue reading

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Pizza

Last night we ordered some, caved in to the pressure of discovering that they have Domino’s here too. Even though it tasted more like Indian food than Domino’s it was a night well spent. Indian food is spectacular, Spicy, and … Continue reading

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