I arrived yesterday morning, all went very smoothly… all is good.
I still haven’t found the words to describe this city. I’m in an overwhelming state, trying to realize that this is real, trying to take it all in…
So I could write about passing airport security with a suitcase containing wine, cheese and ham, or about my first impressions, about the Bengali New Year and the beautiful Sarees, the crazy driving, the hundreds of colorful Rickshaws, the constant honking and dust in the air, meeting my new roomates, dining on the 26th floor of a modern tower… but I’ll keep that for another time.
First things first.
After lunch with my new manager yesterday afternoon, I went shopping. (For those who don’t really know me, let me just mention that shopping is not really my thing.) I needed appropriate clothes for work and that meant acquiring a few Salwar Kameez… oh my…
But is was a success, these are the ones I chose:
I went to work today wearing the blue one… and I felt like I had my PJs on.
I still have to learn to manage the shawl (Dupatta I think it is called)