Twoandahalfweeks in India – back in Germany

One week has passed since we left India and turned back to Europe. One week where the daily life here in Germany has re-started. Eastern. Brunch with the family. Food in all variations. Crowded supermarkets. Chocolate invasion. The streets here: somehow too clean and somehow … empty. Maybe they have cleaned up during the last…

Twoandahalfweeks in India – a day at TNAU and the milky mushrooms

One of the things that will remain in my mind is the milky mushroom production we have seen during our stay at the Tamil Nadu Agriculture university (TNAU) in Coimbatore. The TNAU focuses on Agricultural Education and Research and supports the State Agricultural Department by delivering research products. When we arrived at the university our…

The coconut tree climber and a curious thing (video)

During our visit to the Tamil Nadu agricultural university (TNAU) we learnt that coconut harvesting can be dangerous. Not just because coconuts can fall on your head… Traditionally, for climbing up and picking the coconuts, people use just ropes and cords. But the TNAU has developped a curious harvesting aid. Related material: Learn more about…

Twoandahalfweeks in India – tribal dance (video)

I have taken this video during the stay at the tribal village in Tamil Nadu, India. The lady is 75 years old. Unbelievable how she moves and spreads energy … Without doubt, that is my video of the month in April 2014: By the way: It is the same old lady who made me eat…