Overland Story: a long journey through Asia

On the Bosphore river in Istanbul

On the Bosphore river in Istanbul

I finished my studies at McGill University in Canada and I didn’t want to work right away.  Unlike my American and Canadian fellows, I didn’t have to reimburse a loan for my university studies and I wanted to travel for a couple of months before looking for a job.  I flew in January 2004 to Istanbul with my good friend Maxime, a camcorder and an online photo’s blog still available at: http://overlandstory.com/go/Continue reading

Being a developer in India

Olivier working at his desk in India

Working at my desk in India

I did two internships in India during my study.  Both took place in south India in the beautiful former French colony of Pondicherry.  First time that I went there was in April 2000 for my computer science bachelor degree internship.  I was working in an Indian firm, Nexus Computer Ltd, that I virtually meet through the magic of the Internet.  Indeed, I was browsing the web in France with the expectation to find an internship in India and I entered in touch with computer fellows.  The University of Paris was nice enough to give me a grant to support me in that experience and I flew to India for three months.

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