A taste of RI at Evanston

To thousands of Rotarians who make their Rotary pilgrimage to Evanston to the Rotary International headquarters in the US, there are a few defining moments, and photo opportunities. One is the PolioPlus statue right outside the entrance; the other is Paul Harris stretching out his hand for anybody who wants to shake it. The biggest

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Where gods reside in humans

Kerala, the nature lover’s wonderland, the land of green groves and shimmering water can never disappoint anyone and I was at Kannur to watch a Theyyam performance. The distinct music of the chendamelam (a percussion musical of Kerala) could be heard at a distance. Theyyam is a form of worship where

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Seoul searching

The Republic of Korea is home to about 50 million people, half of whom live in and around Seoul, the world’s second most populous city. Mountains cover 70 percent of the country, making space precious, and most new buildings tall. This geography informs the entire nation: its commitment to concision, its mindfulness about making

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