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My eyes are drawn west to the vast expanse of the Pacific where it merges seamlessly with the grey sky of this early morning. I shift my gaze down and see a few brave surfers in full body suits riding waves into the narrow beach far below. I am standing atop cliffs which drop almost vertically down from the verdant beauty behind me.
The Miraflores district is a jewel set in the city of Lima, Peru, where I arrived late the previous night. I landed at the Jorge Chávez International Airport, which takes pride in its selection, for the sixth year in a row, as the best airport in South America. If Best Airport is based on a smooth immigration and customs process, I can see why it's a consistent winner - I was on my way to the hotel 20 minutes after landing.Read more >
My car sits motionless on the Bosphorus Bridge as I cross over from the Asian side where my meeting was held. Traffic on this iconic bridge, which connects the continents of Europe and Asia, is creeping along. Istanbul is a city split in two, and the one mile crossing has so far taken me ninety minutes.
Turkey is one stop in my three country data sourcing trip which includes UAE and Bahrain. I am here renewing Infocore’s existing relationships, and connecting with some new contacts who have access to rich data resources. I will end up returning home with new sources for Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and India.Read more >