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Trip to Mudumalai

Today marks the end of our third week in Coimbatore. It has been a busy week, so I really haven’t had time to update the blog (although I figure you all probably had more interesting things to do than read … Continue reading

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Change of plans

This week, we had a pretty eye-opening tour of the Valankulam tank by Mr. Ilangovin, an engineer from the Tamil Nadu Department of Public Works. The whirlwind tour took us from the encroachments surrounding the tanks, to the inlet points … Continue reading

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First weekend in Coimbatore…

The IBM India 12 team had its first weekend in Coimbatore. It’s funny–in the US, we always seem to gripe about weekend work, but in India–at least at Siruthuli– employees work all the time, mainly because they love their work. … Continue reading

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Researching, Writing, and Learning

We have wrapped up our first week in Coimbatore and at Siruthuli and I can’t believe how fast time has gone! On Wednesday and Thursday we modified the statement of work based on our initial discussions with Vanitha. We also … Continue reading

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Ah, we are here for work

The first few days in Coimbatore were so busy with fun activities that I forgot that we are here for work, not just for fun! So the past two days of work have been quite intense, to say the least. … Continue reading

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First couple of days…

So IBM’s India Team 12 has arrived and settled into our hotel in Coimbatore. My 16 hour flight from Newark to Mumbai arrived without a hitch. I had a funny experience at the airport–I was waiting at the gate when  … Continue reading

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Packing…Preparing…

I can’t believe that in one week we will be embarking on our trip! As you can see from the picture, I have a lot to pack. At least I have my passport… Last week, we had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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