Getting around


I decided to change my chronological narration towards a highlight and topic oriented approach – I simply can’t keep up with time. So, here are some lines on the public transportation in Gurgaon. You don’t get the German infrastructure here with the safe and comfortable [...]

On the ground. Part 2: The campus


The campus, as I had expected, is a strong contrast to its surroundings. While the street seaming the campus is crowded, dusty and chaotic (for German standards, as most of the streets I saw so far), the campus is kept nicely and properly, with representative houses and lawns. The entire [...]

On the ground. Part 1: In the tropical house


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The very fact that I’m writing only on my third day shows that I’m experiencing quite a lot here. And again, I have only about 20 minutes to write a short post before I have to head to my next occupation. I’ll start at the beginning. After having had a good flight with a [...]



Waiting is my primary occupation this week. Waiting for my official student documents, waiting for email confirmations, waiting for my visa, waiting for doctor’s appointments. It is raining outside and I wonder what the weather is like in Delhi at the moment. What people on [...]