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January 01: Kolhapur / Pune

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Gandhi Legacy Tour 2017-18 | 0 comments

January 01: Kolhapur / Pune

We will enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel and after breakfast, the group will drive to Pune. We will engage in considerations and debrief about the history, the tour, our visits while on the bus further bonding as a group.  Arrive and check into the Hotel Royal Orchid Central Pune.   We will visit the Aga Khan Palace in Pune which is a national monument of India’s freedom movement. Following the launch of Quit India movement in 1942, Gandhi, his wife Kasturba, and his secretary Mahadev Desai were imprisoned at the Palace from August 9, 1942 to May 6, 1944.   Mahadev and Kasturba passed away while in captivity at the Aga Khan Palace and their samadhi burials are...

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Happy New Year, This Year’s Gandhi Legacy is Underway!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Happy New Year, This Year’s Gandhi Legacy is Underway!

Happy New Year to all of our friends, old and new! This year’s Gandhi Legacy Tour is just starting its 4th day, with images and notes streaming in from several social media sources.  We will gather and post them here as we discover them! Day 2 – The children of AVANI assemble to meet and greet our travelers in Kolhapur – always a special day for the children entrusted in our care! The Gandhi ‘ Legacians’, as Tushar Gandhi calls our distinguished group of Legacy travelers, inspect the brickyards where many children (and parents) work under squalid bonded labor conditions – and listen to Anuradha Bhosale, Kolhaphur’s ‘Bandit...

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