January 2017
  • Day4

    Business concluded

    January 12, 2017 in India ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    And so a 4 day business trip comes to an end. It was great seeing my team in India again. We went out for a couple of beers and great Indian food one evening. The place was called Bar Stock Exchange and the beer prices fluctuate based on the demand on the evening. Quite a nifty little idea! All over the place there are screens which show the beer market prices ☺ There was even a stock market crash during the evening where prices fell across the board!

    India is always a pleasant experience, the food is out of this world and the people are very very friendly. Next time I'm definitely bringing Laura with. Unfortunately she was quite tied up with earnings at work and couldn't take the time off.

    Till next time 🇮🇳

    - Chris
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  • Day1

    Arrived in Mumbai

    January 9, 2017 in India ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    After a 14 hour flight I arrived in Mumbai for my week long business trip. The flight was great, I had a whole row of seats to myself so I could actually stretch out and sleep for 7 hours flat on my back.

    Going through immigration and checking into the hotel put such a smile on my face. Every time someone sees my passport, they give me this look, smile and say the words: Ahhh, Jacques Kallis! You've got to love how passionate these people are about their cricket.

    I eventually fell asleep at around 2:00am but was wide awake again at 5:30am. The time difference with NY is 10.5 hours so the jet lag is quite something. Instead of tossing and turning in bed, I decided to hit the gym and do a 40 min, 8k run on the treadmill. After that I went for a nice healthy brekkie before it's off to the office.

    - Chris
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