Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Monthly Archives: July 2016

Barber’s Shops

In India, one of the nicest and cheapest places to go and get refreshed quickly as well as looking even more handsome was to go to Barber’s Shops. Read more »

My Indian experiences

Now that my journey to India is nearly over, I would like to share some of the experiences that I’ve made during the three month stay.

A warm / hot welcome

 My two fellow students Marc and Erik and I arrived in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, in the middle of April. Before starting our journey, I had already had a look at a climate graph of Raipur, so I knew that the difference in temperature as compared to Aachen would be immense. Indeed, while we had temperatures of around 10 °C in Aachen at that time, Raipur greeted us with overwhelming forty-odd degrees. With the help of the air conditioning in our room and by making sure not to go outside in the early afternoon, we managed to more or less adapt to the heat after a few days. Read more »