Counting down the days to India… 5 more!

Despite being disappointed with the opportunity of heading to India at the start of this year, I knew that another opportunity would come around, even if I had to create it myself. Fortunately my work has been very accommodating and I will be leaving London for a few months and work out of one (or maybe even two) of our offices in India. The main office is based in Bangalore, one of the hubs often described as India’s silicon valley.

I’m very much looking forward to the very different culture, working in a new environment that will help me appreciate all the things here in London and help me appreciate a whole new life as well. I’m hoping to fit a little bit of travel in although I’m not sure how that’s going to fit in with the nature of the work I’ll be doing, requiring a pretty regular running schedule during the week.

I’ve got all the necessary items now – my passport’s got the visa, I have a plane ticket, my immunisations pretty much taken care of, and all the details of arrival all planned out. It’s going to be hectic as soon as I arrive, at the very early hours of 4:30am Sunday morning but I’m looking forward to the opportunity. See you all in a while!

One Reply to “Counting down the days to India… 5 more!”

  1. That’s fantastic Pat, you’ll have such an adventure! You’re right about it being different – when I got to India I felt like I’d never travelled before.

    Be sure to take a train journey somewhere through countryside – the trains are an experience in itself. Don’t forget to take advantage of the train booking service offered to foreigners.

    Can’t wait to hear how you’re going over there! Cheers Mel

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