Village Life vs City Life

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Village life is a life that is full of fun and activities. From the morning till the evening we all are working in one way or the other. As soon as we get up we would have a family prayer. This is mostly started by dad. Everyone will come for the prayer when they hear the first song sung by Dad. It would be around 5.30 am. Then we would study for some time. After the studies, the next thing is to brush the teeth. While doing the brushing, we roam around the surroundings. Then we get ready for the morning tea. Two of us (we are three brothers) would be assigned to milk the goat. We use goat milk in our home. Then we go to the river for taking bath. While taking bath, we do swimming.

Walking towards the river and swimming also involve physical activity. Then we go to our school. We used to walk to our school. It would take around 35 to 45 minutes. Imagine walking 45 minutes. After the school we walk back to home. Then play for around one hour. Then again sometimes we have to help mom in griding rice and pulses for breakfast. Then we would take bath and study/homework till the dinner. That is the typical day in a village. In the day time we had to do physical work like chopping the wood, brining water and other thins. Some times we go for fishing. Sometimes we had to bring grass for goats from the field.

When I started to live in a city after my studies there was many changes happened in my daily life. I got a job in an office. All the physical activities come to cease. Living in a flat/apartment compels me to roam around in two rooms till I get out for my office. Then after reaching office sitting there till the evening. Then I return to my apartment and prepare some food and sleep. There is very limited physical activity in city. For transport we depend on motor vehicles.

Now physical activities are available only when I visit my village. Now a days villages also motorized. Mixers and grinders are taken over the...
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