Summer was at it’s peak in Kathmandu and there was no clue of monsoon. We were all tired by summer heat, so it was a great opportunity for some water sports. Rafting was on the minds of most of the people here in Deerwalk including me. A trip was planned earlier but was canceled due to project deadlines. So, I planned to organize a rafting trip for the next weekend. Accordingly, we fixed 5th June, 2010 for the trip. The office atmosphere suddenly changed after knowing about the rafting plan and a sense of excitement aroused among all of us. All together, twelve people were ready to go. The team consisted of Anjan, Lakesh, Aabhushan, Krishna, Rajendra, Nimesh, Janni, Sushma, Arati, Pritesh, Sagar and me, Sumit.
I woke up with a chill and suddenly realized that it’s the day to D2 team building party; my first experience with QA team. My eyes were stuck on my watch and were waiting desperately for it to tick 3PM. Everyone was pretty excited for the trip. We were planning for celebration events and suddenly from nowhere Sagar yelled ‘Anup!, Lockton Warehouse is on its way; going to be late for celebration”. Oh! Come on, it was quite mournful but fortunately it was shifted for Monday.
After much deliberation, it was decided that the QA department would be going out for an excursion to Sauraha for the team building party that had not been celebrated for 6 months already.
Far from the maddening crowd and the pubs and lounges, the trip to Sauraha was a retreat for most of the participants-jeep safari, bbq, singing, dancing, canoeing, cycling you name it and it was there.
Hmm.. it’s almost been a month since we at Data analytics team had gone for our Q2 team building and all thanks to our ever-hardworking managers who earned their bonuses and generously shared it with the rest of the team. From that we had a FESTIVAL not just any other team building party usually ending […]