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S: India 2011

BC: Gurgaon, Haryana, India is located about 45 minutes south of Delhi - in northern India. I was there on assignment with AonHewitt from May - Sept 2011 | Created by Sharon Reiss

FC: Sharon's 2011 India Adventure | .

1: First things that made me realize I wasn't in the US anymore ... | Bicycle Rickshaw and Auto Rickshaw | View from my hotel | Naan and peanut butter & electric kettle | butter chicken and chicken/asparagus soup | Week 1 (May 7 - May 10, 2011)

2: Week 1 (May 11 - May 13, 2011) | Kieve Raphael and Salman Ali (Infosys) | India's Starbucks

3: Rough trip - on motorcycle holding 3 bags | Week 2 (May 17 - May 21, 2011) | first "negotiation" - a simple bracelet I bought (30 rupees) | Dilli Haat Market in Delhi with Amanda Yingling, Asim & Gary Peeples

4: Week 3 (May 23 - May 28, 2011) | <- Training Group 1 during a birthday party | Ravi, Rishi and Anshul (managers in Gurgaon) | Birthday Tradition - squish cake in face | Salman & Kieve (my tough bodyguards) | Family living on side of road | movie stations play commercials during movies

5: Week 4 (May 28- June 4, 2011) | Italian with team - Ravi, Neelu, Anshul, Rishi, Sharon, Kieve & Salman | Team gave me a cake for my 10th anniversary with Aon. I gently reminded them we do NOT squish cake in face in USA. | Ice cream for 10 rupees (20 cents)

6: Jaipur | May 30 - May 31, 2011 | a bull walked up and startled me - it was hilarious! | people bathe in the healing waters at the Galta temple

7: Galta Temple | Amanda and Vikram (our guide) | Sharon & Sandy (our driver)

8: May 30 - May 31, 2011 | Jaipur | Amber Fort | Hawa Mahal | Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) - it was built so the ladies of the harem could watch the action on the street without being seen | Chhatris line Ghat ki Guni road (where people would greet the royalty coming to the summer retreat back in the day) | Souvenir shop | Jal Mahal (water palace) | <- Neat hotel room key

9: Amber Fort (Jaipur) | saffron gardens

10: Week 5 & 6 (June 9 - June 17, 2011) | Lunch in the cafeteria = 40 rupees (~$1) | Bangles at the mall with Amanda Yingling & Melissa Cahill | Armed security at airport | In the office with a training group & Manish

11: For my 9th wedding anniversary the trainees bought me flowers & a cake | I was so moved - I let them do the cake squishing thing - but only Salman and Amit! | Infosys team took me out for Mexican (Pranesh Padmavathy, Riju Narambreth, Shilpa Nainegali, Santhi Lanka, Salman Ali, me, Apoorv Sarwahi & Kieve Raphael) | Relaxing at the pool with Linda Gish, Melissa Cahill & Melissa Dore (and 2 guys we met at the pool) | Bag of candy costs ~$13 at airport!

12: Week 7 & 8 (July 6 - July 16, 2011) | ~~ Friends are the family we find along the way. ~~ | Lavi Ahuja - sister from another country

13: Street Market in Delhi | Chhatarpur Temple in Delhi | monkey god Hanuman | Fruit looked like plums but tasted like under ripe bananas | Week 7 & 8 (July 6 - July 16, 2011)

14: July 9, 2011 | Melissa Dore, me, Linda Gish & Melissa Cahill | Melissa D., Pranesh, Linda, Salman, Kieve, Riju, Melissa C., me, Shilpa & Santhi | South Gate | North Gate (main entrance)

15: Taj Mahal, Agra | Mosque to East | Meeting House to West

16: Week 9 & 10 (July 18 - July 30, 2011) | Eastern Toilet | Galaria Market | Outside 4 star hotel in Jaipur | Jalebi dessert in saffron milk | Aditya and Vivek's birthday (Dhokla, made from rice - it is a springy cake like thing that is kinda spicy) | Cyber Park office

17: Michelle Scott, Linda Gish & Melissa Dore (in Rickshaw) | Asha Mathunny, Melissa Dore, Melissa Cahill, Michelle Scott, Linda Gish, me & Gary Peeples | Microwave (I bought) and freezer in hotel room | Bar Zen in Courtyard Marriott hotel | Old Monk (Captain Morgan's surly older brother) | Week 9 & 10 (July 18 - July 30, 2011) | Earring Collection | Mexican food - asparagus stuffed chicken with rice

18: me & Lavi at the Lotus Temple | Prabhash Kumar, Meraj Uddin, Sushant Chauhan, Ajay Khera, Nitin Gupta (front), Mohit Agarwal, Aditya Bansal & Arnesh Ghosh | Week 11 & 12 (Aug 2 - Aug 11, 2011) | me, Lavi & Chris Picchi at the Lotus Temple | ISKCON temple (lord Krishna)

19: India Gate | Lavi, Chris & Partha | Week 11 & 12 (Aug 2 - Aug 11, 2011) | Training Group 1: Bikesh Kumar, Amit Malik, Vivek Singhal, Sangeet Jha Mohit Agarwal, Nitin Gupta, Ajay Khera, me, Aditya Bandsal, Mitlesh Mahak, Komal Chauhan, Sheetal Nagpal, Proshant Ghosh, Rajni Singh, Sonam Jha (missing: Rajat Trikha, Nimit Goyal, Meraj Uddin, Baboo Singh, Arnesh Ghosh) | My favorite Indian "suit"

20: Lavi & Tiana (her sister) | Aug 12 - Aug 14, 2011 | Bangla Sahib, C.P., New Delhi.. a Sikh temple. | we covered our hair to enter the temple | Hardick, Lavi & Tiana | Lavi's Family in Dehradun | Lavi making me french toast

21: Dehradun & Mussoorie | Market in Mussoorie | Aug 12 - Aug 14, 2011 | Stairs up to Market in Mussoorie | Boiled Egg Vendor | Driving in the clouds up the mountain to Mussoorie | Sleeper train back to Delhi | Dinner on Train (PB & apples) | tiered farming on the mountain

22: Week 13 & 14 (Aug 15 - Aug 27, 2011) | MidMarket Celebration (Aug 19 - Tab01) | back row: Mary Marshall, Linda Gish, Rhonda Mitchell, Cathy Walden, Asha Mathunny, Dianna Scott, Nisha Patel & Lisa Teunissen front row: me, Mike Parrish, Chris Picchi & Jason Manuel | Linda's birthday | Team dressed up for Independence day with John Shish | doing YMCA dance at Tab01 party | Neelu

23: Week 13 & 14 (Aug 15 - Aug 27, 2011) | on back of public bus seat | T.G.I. Friday's | Central Market | Lavi's 1st pool | Dilli Haat Market | Picchi - Terrorizing School Children

24: Week 15 (Aug 28 - Sept 4, 2011)

25: Week 15 (Aug 28 - Sept 4, 2011) | Saran Kuppuraj, Abhishek Sahu, Dinesh Janardan, Sowmya Menon, Uma Haribabu, Jijo Ghosh | Priya Ranjan Behara, me, Naveen Kumar, Prabhash, Rakesh Panda, Dhianesh Sivakumar, Venkat Ramanan, Thasnam Shahika & Karthick Raja | Manish Yadav, Apoorv Sarwahi, Kieve Raphael, Salman Ali, Asha Mathunny, Santhi Lanka, Shilpa Nainegali & Riju Narambreth

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  • Title: India 2011
  • Trip taken by Sharon Reiss in the summer of 2011 to Gurgaon Haryana, India (northern India - near Delhi).
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  • Published: almost 5 years ago

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