World Adventurers

In September 2011, my family and I visited Ko Kret (Koh Kred) Island in the Chao Phraya River north of Bangkok, Thailand. Our outing then was cut short when we were stopped by the rising floodwaters that inundated the river. You can read about that adventure here.

Six months later after a long dry spell, we decided to try visiting again, this time on bicycle. A two meter decrease in the water level since late last year made the island much more accessible. Here are some photos showing the flooding six months ago and after the waters receded:

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My wife, son and I hauled our bicycles to the ferry dock at Wat Sanamnau Buddhist temple across from the island and carried them over. Along the way, we ran into places we had seen six months earlier that had been flooded during that visit. This time, they were dry.

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World Adventurers

buythumbPlant life is featured in my book Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, which chronicles my attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The book is on sale now as an e-book for $3.99  and in paperback for $9.99  from Amazon and other booksellers.

Diverse vegetation from different climate zones graces the slopes of Kilimanjaro. One of the more unique places on Earth, the mountain lies in Africa‘s Afromontane region that straddles the Equator with clusters of freestanding mountains and plateaus surrounded by lowlands. A sky island more at home in the far reaches of the northern and southern hemispheres than the equatorial tropics, Kilimanjaro has amazing biodiversity.

Within days, mountaineers can hike through five different climate zones. These are:

  • Lowlands: Between 2,600 and 5,900 feet (790-1,800 meters), this is the subtropical area located just above the Serengeti plains. An…

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Not only a journey.. But Inspiration to Travelers of Life. Not only a real Story.. But a Learning path..

World Adventurers

buythumb[3]Mount Kilimanjaro looms large in my book, Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill, a chronicle of my attempt to summit the highest mountain in Africa.

The iconic mountain is a sight to behold. I can think of nothing better to capture the feeling of what it’s like to behold this magnificent peak than to share with you some photos of the mountain and short excerpts from the book. I hope that they will give you a glimpse of the majesty that radiates from Mount Kilimanjaro and put you on the mountain.

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“I slithered out of my tent and stumbled into an incredibly majestic view of the Kilimanjaro summit. The clouds parted and the sun appeared, brightening the landscape and warming the air. Kibo Peak rose high in all its glory, as if to say that only those who were worthy could behold her full beauty…

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School

 AIM

We have many Schools giving their esteem duties towards facilitating education for the up-liftment of society.

‘Shree Sai Siksha Niketan‘ will try its best to do same and help noble cause carried by other esteem schools.

we as an organization understand the importance of children all round development through the application of activities .There is no categorization of children such as :

a)Average

b)Below average

c)Above average students

Our Principle is to identify the strong points of the child and directed it into various  fields of interest such as:

a) Academic

b)Sports

c)Co-curricular activities

If the combination of ‘3’ categories are delivered ,then we believe a fair justification is done towards our profession .

Who is a Teacher and what is teaching ?

Teacher

The teacher is the education parent of the child .He/She is the foster parent of the child .He supplements the role of the parents. In the educational development of a child his role is more than that of the parents. He is undertaker of the great task of educating the child .Child looks to him for knowledge ,wisdom ,manners ,morals ,inspiration,enlightenment and what not.

According to Indian prayer

the teacher is Brahma, the creator ,he is God Vishnu, he is God Maheshwara.He is the entire universe ,salutation to him

The teacher is the real dynamic force of the School.The School without him/her is a soulless body .Without competent and good teachers,even the best o f systems is bound to fail.A good teacher can certainly make the best of even the worst system.

The reputation of the School and its influence on the life of the community depends on the teachers working on it .

what is teaching ?

Teaching is not a ordinary profession . It is a Sacred and the society places high hopes on a teacher. The whole structure of society depends on the quality, competence, devotion and character of a teacher.

teaching is not only a profession but also a mission. The purpose that a teacher fulfills, the ideals that he maintains, the services he/she renders, the character he/she portrays all are characteristics of a missionary attitude.

Qualities of a teacher.

A teacher should have some of these essential qualities:

1.The philosophy of the teacher :- A teacher should have a broad , deep and thorough understanding of life. The teacher’s philosophy of life has an important bearing upon the life of the pupil.

2. Personality :- A teacher teaches not only by what he says and does but very largely by ‘ what he/she is ‘ children immitate the dress voice,habits and manners of their teachers .

Teacher should be frank to admit ignorance ,cultivate initiative and resourcefulness and be true to the ethics of the teaching profession .

3. Health and Appearance :- A teacher should be vary active ,alert ,  energetic , enthusiastic  , and dynamic . A teacher should look smart ,tidy , attractive and must scrupulously avoid shabbiness of dress .

4. Intelligence :- The teaching profession requires deep understanding ,reasoning power ,power of discrimination ,imagination , memory , alertness, resourcefulness and foresight .

5. Mental health :- Unhappy , frustrated , dissatisfied teachers can not help their pupils to become happy, well adjusted young people. It is only a cheerful , optimistic teacher who can teach with vigour, play with delight and create delight atmosphere in the class.

6. Character :- Teacher character should be such that there is no difference between what they say and do.

Teaching proffession demands high character and perfect morality .If the ethical standards of a teacher are not fairly high, his/her reputation among the students will remain low. He/she will not be able to command respect among them. He/she must possess all those moral qualities which contitute good character.

7. Sociability :- A teacher must possess a social philosophy. He/She should live in his social environment with the purpose of improving upon the same . He/She must take an active interest in the society in which he/she lives.

8. Love for the profession :- Te