Knowledge is a limitless domain, and for its fruitful acquisition, one must be guided properly. Education systems come in handy in such scenarios—they involve the flow of education, from teacher to pupil. Even though this unidirectional transmission has remained the same for aeons, as one navigates through time, one understands that the very purpose of education and its propagation methods have evolved and must continue to do so.
Sitting in the relative safety of home, with the COVID-19 pandemic raging around the world, life in Manipal seems like a dream away. Now, with online classes in full swing, I reminisce about the year and a half I spent there, where I stepped out of my hobbit-hole of comfort, to be swept off on an adventure.