The ones who stay
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Here we are…
After being those who used to leave, who used to say goodby to their close family and friends to live new adventures… This time, we are the ones who stay.
These last 2-3 years spent in Bangalore, we were lucky to build a group of friends, expatriates for most of them, who were very close to us. Far from our families and far from our longstanding friends , we found a bit of both in this group.
We knew we could count on each other in case of problems of course but above all for partying, dining, organizing apéro in last minute, going to Goa for a week-end or leaving for a motorbike trip in the countryside. We were seeing each others a lot and we never felt we were alone.
But expatriation last only for a couple of years for most of people, so we now see our friends leaving one by one to new horizons and new lifes full of promises. Even if leaving is not that easy, it’s also very hard to be the one who stay (whith some remaining friends, fortunately!). There is nothing new for us, we have to be able to reinvent our life with the same ingredients.
Being entrepreneur, we made the choice (maybe not consciously) to invest our time and our energy for the long haul… Our new challenge is now to build a new life in Bangalore to keep this excitement which thrilled us during the first 3 years and a half we’ve spent here.
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