Asien: Indien - Thailand - Laos - Vietnam - Cambodia
(die Interviews aus Asien gibt es nur in englischer Sprache.
Fuer Frauke und alle anderen: Auf das Bild klicken, dann gibts mehr)
She is the daughter of our landlord in Pithoragarh and surely one of the most helpful persons there. Thank you very much for your support.
"We" is more powerful than "me".
Walter Schweppe is head of the language department & depute director at the Max Mueller Bhavan in Delhi (Goethe Institut). Mr. Schweppe gave us the opportunity to join one of the courses and talk with the students.
"Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht, bin ich um den Schlaf gebracht" Swami surprises us with citations of German literature.
"Shut up and listen!"
At 5 o'clock in the morning we have met her during Kiran's "Star-show". She was there with about ten students of the Lakshmi Ashram.
"Understand the mind of human being because this is the instrument to understand nature. And nature is truth and love and god."
The hill station Kausani would be much poorer without Kiran. He is running there a small restaurant
and provides tourist not only with food and a great view of the impressive himalaya range but also with information about his personal hobby, the stars.
"I would advice everyone to come to Kausani and feel the beauty of this place."
A german in Kausani. Ulrike lives for one year in the Lakshmi Ashram. She helps to educate girls and young women of the surrounding mountain area.
"Since I am 11 years old I have had one big wish:
I wanted to go to India. Now I am here."
||Partha & Barnali|
It was the Anasakti Ashram in Kausani, India, where we have met Partha and his wife Barnali. They have spent their holidays in the mountains for recovering from the busy area of Kolkata.
Partha & Barnali
Partha: You should feel that you are one. There is no difference between nature, human beings and everything else.
Barnali: I wish that there is no difference between people and between different countries.
||Prasad and Kunal
We have met Prasad and Kunal in the Netcafe in Aurangabad, India. The next day we have enjoyed together a visit to the Ellora Caves and the dinner.
Prasad & Kunal:
"We would like to travel all over the world."
We have met Saji at the Tourist Office in Kovalam, South India. We just wanted some practical informations but finally talked for hours about our countries and the cultural differences. Thank you Saji.
"Saji: We can learn a lot by watching the family. The family is like the fingers at a hand, all are different. "