The 2017 DEERPICNIC was hosted at the serene Mirabel Resort, Dhulikhel on a warm Sunday of November 5, 2017. The picnic kicked off with a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayas and a shout out from the President and Vice President of Deerwalk followed by a delicious breakfast spread with coffee and tea to garner energy for the day.
5th August 2017 was the day for the PM outing with all the arrangements. We had multiple discussions regarding the venue and Club Himalaya was chosen as our destination. Though it was my second outing to Nagarkot, I was eager for this moment to arrive as it would be a very good chance to get along with the CPM team, and it is always difficult to say no to Nagarkot.
Being one of the new addition to the Genomics team, the idea of eating out with the whole team was very welcoming, especially on a Friday evening. With everyone excited we headed out to Cafe Chheli, Jhamsikhel, to try out their Spicy Cold Chicken Sesame, recommended by Coca-Cola HUNGER HUNT and fried ice-cream recommended by our very own Nitish.
I was very excited for the day as it was my first TEAM outing. The van departed from deerwalk at around 1:30 PM and I was already waiting for the van to arrive at New Baneswor. Our destination for the day was KhusiKhusi resort which is located at Satungal. We reached Kalanki, picking up some team members on the way, where we had to wait for almost an hour in the traffic. But we managed to enjoy the jam too as we already started playing the Dancing numbers and dancing all along. The main way to the place was not in proper condition but somehow we reached the resort asking the people around, at 3:30 PM.
They say, we need to break regular habit to be more productive and energized for work. Therefore, Data transformers decided to take a break from data and logic and just have fun along with building bond between team members. The outing was set for Nagarkot. Bhangeri Darbar Resort was an excellent choice as it allowed view of beautiful Nagarkot. On 22nd July, Saturday we started our journey from Deerwalk complex at around 12 pm.
A cloudy monsoon day and we were off to the western flanks of Shivapuri hills for semi annual team outing. We took the tokha road out of the ring road and headed north past Grande Hospital en route to Shivapuri Village Resort. The road was muddy and the van was having a hard time going up the slopes so we left the van at a place called Phulbari and started walking.
So, we were much excited to get to Motel Du Muglin from a few weeks of plan. But unfortunately due to the landslides and difficult circumstances in the route to Muglin, we had to cancel our trip to Muglin, and opted this destination instead, Bhangeri Resort. It was my third outing since I joined Deerwalk and weirdly enough, all of them have ended here in Nagarkot.
It was my first outing with my squad and the excitement was abiding. I am an outgoing person and I love to travel, I believe travelling is the thing that can make you forget all life’s little worries. The theory that “nature always nurture” sounds so true to me and it always rings a bell in my heart. The bus came to Baneshwor.
As the newest member to the team, it was my duty to write a review about the outing . It was a tough job, tough in the sense that I have to express all those wonderful memories in a couple of paragraphs. Our outing started by watching a movie at FCube Cinemas. Though the movie was not much fascinating but with everyone’s company, every moment became enjoyable.
First outing with my team, I was very excited. We were told to be taken at “green valley resort, shivapuri”. Everyone of us arrived at office at 1 pm and then begins our journey. We started singing songs, taking photos in bus. Slowly we headed towards mache gau….we everybody were wondering where were we going.