Sunday, July 4, 2010

MADE my day

The other day when I was experiencing travel FAILS and feeling particularly homesick, I got an email from my friend David that totally made my day.

David is a Canadian that I met in Istanbul. I never mentioned him by name (sorry David!), but he's one of the CSers mentioned here. He and I stayed in touch over the last few months and even thought that we'd meet up somewhere in SE Asia, but our schedules never jived. You see, he spent four months in India and Nepal, even doing some serious trekking, before heading to Thailand. By then I was long gone. And he'll be coming to Australia, too, but won't get here until about a month and a half after I leave. So about that email. Attached was this picture:

See what I mean about it making my day? Don't worry, I asked his permission before I posted it. Just so you don't think that's the only picture he sent me, there were others, too:

(Annapurna in the Himalayas. David and his friends trekked for 26 days to a height of 5400m/17,716ft. Wow!)

Thanks, David, for cheering me up just when I needed it most. I'm still hoping our paths will cross again at some point soon.


  1. good grief - i don't think there is an ounce of fat between them all!

  2. Laura - Well they HAD been trekking the freaking Himalayas for 26 days!