My Indian Experience

Out of India and don’t have time (yet) to fill you in on all the details, but here are the high points.

  • Attended an Indian wedding (reception) with a Bollywood starlet and the son of a prime minister.
  • Toured a wildlife sanctuary. Watched an elephant charge a motorbike. Spotted deer, sambhar, monkeys, bison, lots of birds.
  • Was the guest of the house at a resort on a working coffee, vanilla and pepper plantation.
  • Had to change plans because of a general strike called by the government of one of the states.
  • Had several issues with travel and logistics but wound up where I needed to be without serious incident.
  • Ate a hamburger, Chinese and Indian sweets in the same meal.
  • Experienced life through the eyes of an Indian family as they live it every day with drivers, family time,
  • Learned much more about the politics, languages, cultures and peoples than anyone could be expected to in the short time here.
  • Found out the contrast of meanings between TII (this is India) and true Indian Hospitality.

Update: Now posting my experiences.

About Beau Woods

Beau Woods is a cyber safety innovation fellow with the Atlantic Council, a leader with the I Am The Cavalry grassroots initiative, and founder/CEO of Stratigos Security. His focus is the intersection of cybersecurity and the human condition, primarily around cyber safety, ensuring connected technology that can impact life and safety is worthy of our trust. Over the past several years in this capacity, he has consulted with automakers, medical device manufacturers, healthcare providers, cybersecurity researchers, US federal agencies and legislative staff, and the White House.

Posted on May 2, 2011, in India, Round the World and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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