Ahh!! 2018!! That ended up giving me first time experiences of everything that I had never thought of whether that will be happening at some stage of my life or not. Well, nevertheless 2019, to be more specific early 2019, had already started surprising me and I hope it will not stop to keep on surprising me ;). The first surprise of 2019 was the hike with Rudra dai,team and Kei. Kei, sales manager of Deerwalk Japan Ltd was here in Nepal for a week, it was his first visit to Nepal.
Buddha said, “Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” So with this purpose we headed to our destination, Bhikkhu Sadhana Sthal located on the way to Raanibari from Mahadevbesi for our 4-days meditation retreat.
On 24th November, 2018 DSS Hiking Club organized one day hike to Champadevi for batch 2020 and 2019. The hiker departed from DSS complex at around 7:50 am. After travelling on bus for around one hour, we reached at the initial point of our hike. We started our journey by walking the roadway and waited for other hikers at Champadevi School.
I felt lucky and overwhelmed when I was told that my flight has been confirmed for USA on 30th May, 2018. I along with my colleagues Pratik and Barsesh had only few days to prepare for this trip. We flew from Kathmandu airport to Boston via Abu Dhabi. We took taxi from Logan airport to Deerwalk Lexington office where Sushant and Abanish were waiting for us.
On first of June, together with my two colleagues, I headed to The States again. Unlike the cold and snowy winter, Boston summer seemed to be delightful with the ocean breeze making me want to indulge in different activities immediately after landing in the Logan Int’l Airport. With all the luggage tucked in the cab, my colleagues beside me and the memories of my last visit fresh on my mind, we reached Ashay Dai’s place; our home for the next four months.
On Nov 3rd,2018, we were all set for the two days hike in which total of 18 members participated. Our meet point was at Deerwalk College, where we all gathered and headed towards the destination at about 6:45 am. Through the bumpy and curved roads of Sakhu, we had our breakfast at Jharsing pauwa at about 8:30 am.
2018 DEERPICNIC was held at Godavari Village Resort on Saturday, November 17, 2018. It was a clear, crisp Saturday that turned into a beautiful sunny day. The picnic started off with a delicious breakfast of coffee, tea, cookies, sandwiches, and pakauda in order to energize everyone for the day.
On Sunday, 30th September we went on a hike to Taudaha. We gathered at the college at 7 AM sharp and departed at 7:30 AM. There were total 12 hikers and, on the way we had breakfast at 8 AM at Nakkhudobato. We were very excited to reach our destination. The knowledge given by Mr. Surendra Adhikari Sir was very informative about the place.
On May 30th 2018, I along with Pratik and Barsha started our official visit to US. Our flight was at around 9:10 pm in the evening which was headed towards Boston, our final destination via Abu Dhabi as the transit city. After landing in Boston we took a cab to our office where we got to meet our Deerwalk team members and our US based office. There I got to know about the different tasks and challenges we had to tackle with completely new environment from what we have in Nepal.
Deerwalk Services (DWS) started a monthly community service campaign named Deerclean. The first Deerclean was held on May 12, 2018, with the aim to reestablish and restore cleanliness of the school environment. All 4 squads were committed to taking this initiative a step further. Needless to say, squad D eagerly waited for their turn to take part in the Deerclean event scheduled on Saturday, 27th October 2018.