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More Q&A from the Youth Ambassadors

We welcome questions concerning our i2P Expedition to India 2011 from everyone! Below are some of the latest answers provided by the Youth Ambassadors.

Question Answer
What does this expedition do to your bodies? How do you feel after the running?

Natalie Hampton,
Mirman School

Emma Cook-Clarke:
It takes a toll on the body and eventually everything aches and hurts but you keep pushing.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How hot is it?

kaitlyn,
Trailblazer Elemetray School

Youth Ambassadors:
35 degrees Celsius.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How do people in India go to the doctor?

Advisory 111,
Symmes Junior High

Harshveer Singh Saluja:
They have a choice of going to a private or public hospital in cities or towns but in villages they mostly go to public hospitals. You should check out our educational video on this topic!

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
What kind of animals have you seen so far on your trek?

Aaron Black,
American Academy Charter School

Youth Ambassadors:
Cows, camels, sheep, goats, ox, peacocks, deer, antelope, snakes and dogs.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
What kind of obstacles have you encountered on the journey so far?

Sutter,
American Academy

Youth Ambassadors:
injuries are a big obstacle. The support team is always there!

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How do you get and transport supplies?

Owen,
American Academy

Patrick Doughty:
We have 5 support vehicles plus a big truck that carries much of the supplies.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
What is the most dangerous animal you have seen?

Kate, Owen, Audrey,
American Academy

Harshveer Singh Saluja:
Poisonous snakes and a buffalo that chased Jessica!

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
What was your motivation for this expedition? Why?

Alayna,
American Academy

Harshveer Singh Saluja:
To see how far I could go and experience the limits of mental and physical ability.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
What types of food are you eating? I know that good nutrition is important since you are running.

Peyton,
American Academy

Emma Cook-Clarke:
Mostly Indian food which is amazing.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How many gallons/liters dose the team have to drink per day

Aiden,
American Academy

Emma Cook-Clarke:
We have to drink about 14 liters per day.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How are the kids you see in India the same and/or different from the kids in North America?

Abby W.,
American Academy

Emma Cook-Clarke:
Most of the kids we've seen have a lot less than in North America but this does not mean that they are not happy.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How does it feel to be apart of some thing that will help some many people?

Arianna,
American Academy

Jessica Kenny:
It feels amazing.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How do you feel adapting to Indian culture. Do you miss home?

Abbitt,
American Academy

Emma Cook-Clarke:
It is really cool to be able to experience such a different culture but there are things that I miss.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
If you get hurt, what happens? Are there any fears of infections from cuts or blisters?

Kyle,
St. Anne, Hanmer ON

Harshveer Singh Saluja:
No. we have Ray to treat our blisters and a doctor to treat our cuts.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How do you keep yourself clean, in order to stay healthy?

Fallon,
St. Anne, Hanmer ON

Youth Ambassadors:
We use baby wipes and hand sanitizer!!! Lots of it!!!!

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
How long are your breaks? How long do you run before taking a break?

Amy,
St. Anne, Hanmer ON

Emma Cook-Clarke:
Our breaks are under 5 minutes which we take every 45 minutes of running plus a 2 hr. lunch break.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011
Which areas have you run through so far? Urban or rural? Have you noticed what kind of games the kids play? Do they stay fit for fun, or is it for work?

Olivia,
St. Anne, Hanmer ON

Harshveer Singh Saluja:
We have run through mostly rural.

Answered on: Sunday December 4 2011

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Tuesday December 6 2011 :: posted by Nick Gravel

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