15.02.2008 - 15.02.2008
Journeys end in lovers meeting,
Every wise man's son doth know.
I arrived home last Friday night a little later than planned and sans one piece of luggage, but completely happy to be in the country I love!
Last Wednesday I started to have a sore throat. B had been having allergy problems all week, so I thought it was just a delayed onset of the allergy problems she had been experiencing. By Thursday morning I was miserable. I didn't even go to work on my last day in India. I tried sleeping but I happened to not bring the only truly useful medicine for all ailments: Nyquil.
We left the hotel at 4am on Friday morning and spent 30ish hours traveling to get home. It was the longest 30 hours of my life. I didn't have enough medicine and had a fever, couldn't sleep. Got to Kansas City around 11pm. It was then that I discovered that my large piece of luggage was missing. I had it in Chicago to go through customs, but then had to re-check it for the Chicago to KC flight.
I eventually got my luggage on Monday night and am settling back into home life. Miagi was so excited to see me he wouldn't let me out of his site for 12 hours.
I learned a lot about me that I either didn't know or was beginning to realize recently. I do not like large crowds of people that invade my personal bubble. It's par for the course in India. I think I started to become numb to it.
I do not like feeling out of control. At all. So much so that I start to panic some. Which is not to say that I do not like the unknown.
I would probably enjoy traveling more. We've just never had the money or time to do it yet. I think a trip to London next year is in order though.