Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Posts from Laura Echternacht

Laura Echternacht
Master Student of "Georessources Management" and "Management, Business and Economics" at RWTH Aachen University (Germany). Topic of research in India is the analysis of the water supply in Varanasi and Hyderabad in regad to water pricing.

Quiet India – The Sunrise at river Ganga

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When you want see the main streets of Varanasi as a quiet place you have to get up early in the morning. One Sunday Yorck, Shikhar and I took a riksha to the Ghats at 4.50 a.m. to witness the sunrise and the morning rituals at river Ganga. Read more »

Traffic in India

Traffic in Kolkata

Traffic in India is nothing like in Germany. Before I came here I often heard that India is very crowded and very chaotic, but I did not imagine it to be like it is in reality!

Our first contact with Indian traffic was in Kolkata on the way from the airport to the railway station. Yorck and I were sitting on the backseats of a Taxi with our cameras ready to capture everything in pictures. But as it is in many situations: on the pictures it just is not that overwhelming.

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