Building relationships in Jaipur
Trip Start May 12, 2010
15Trip End May 19, 2010
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We walked a short way observing the every day life of those living in Jaipur. The line to the coffee shop was as long as any Starbucks on a workday. The streets were full of all kinds of transport. We got some curious looks but no one approached us. We were intent on getting some photos of things that we felt represented the theming that we do at work. We thought it would be cool to share some of it with our co-workers and our boss.
We saw a family working on an addition to there home and the bricks were stacked right next to the road. They had an old bike leaning on them. It was a perfect Disney setting. As we were taking the photo the man that was a few stories up waved to us and started saying something about a photo. We thought he wanted a photo of himself so we took one. We realized that it was his little girl he wanted the photo of. He called her over and she was too shy to have anything but her forehead and her eyes photographed. We couldn't resist taking a photo of the Mickey Mouse painted on the wall. Just goes to show you that when you work for the mouse you can’t ever get away. We work a lot with textures and layers of paint so we took photos of some appropriately aged walls. We have a lot of hand lettered Sanskrit lettering around the theme park that we often repaint. I made sure that I got plenty of photos of the real thing. A trip like this totally gives us a
If only our experience in Agra had been like this one. My self confidence was back. I felt comfortable being out on our own. Unfortunately it was time to go and we had to get back to the hotel.
We had a very long bus ride ahead of us and Cory get terribly car sick on buses so we got on the bus early to sit near the front. At least Cory wouldn’t be sick by the time we got to Delhi.