Our Sunday started with the chirp of wild birds and some frogs still croaking. It was a beautiful morning in our tiny hut in the middle of the jungle, and we were ready for a full-day game drive. After a long seven-hour drive, we reached our weekend safari trip destination to see the big five (aka the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo)! Below is a photo of us on a break from our car drive.
Who would have thought that we would get a chance to relish the incomparable scenic beauty of Loch Ness, a large deep freshwater lake in the Scottish Highlands? Of course, we found Nessie- the Loch Ness Monster:) and a popular figure in folklore. No matter how high a resolution camera you use to take photos of this unique landscape, the photos cannot justify the views that a human eye can see.
We continued our work in the conference room this week, engaged with several more shareholders, including meeting with staff from HR and legal, and attended a new business committee meeting. We also had the opportunity to meet with Reinette van der Merwe, Managing Director of Bank of Barclays, Botswana. She was eager to meet with us and learn about our backgrounds and our project, and she was kind enough to provide us with her own insights and guidance.
As the focus groups progress along, we have come to realize how valuable face-to-face communication on the ground level of a project can be. The sort of insight we have gained into the UK online clothing shopping preferences is invaluable and using only survey results would not tell the full story. We are feeling good about being able to incorporate this knowledge into our recommendation for the client.