I was excited about Varanasi. I expected full on Indian culture shock since I’d heard crazy stories about the Ganges river and all the goings on that took place along the ghats that lined it . The holiest of the seven holy cities for the Hindus, Varanasi is a pilgrimage destination as they believe that to bathe in the Ganges will cleanse their souls. Many believe that if they are cremated and…
The Taj Mahal is beautiful to look at but it sure stinks.
But we’ll get to that part.
We got on the bus at Birdapur (Bharatpur, if you want to get technical about it) and I’m not sure we could have picked a bus less likely to get us to our final destination. My seat didn’t even have any stuffing in the back, as someone had pulled the back off and pulled out all the foam. Granted, it made for a…
This pretty mucht sums up me and @jocelynmeyer.
We left Pushkar early in the morning in a small bus and set off for Jaipur, India’s “Pink City” (named for all the pink buildings). An average bus ride, the best part was when we stopped at a rest stop and got a few parathas to share. If you’ve never had one I suggest you drop what you’re doing and immediately go to the nearest Indian eatery and have one. As with all things delicious, parathas…
Only I could meet a guy on Tues, drink with him til 4am, have him awkwardly kiss me goodnight, meet up with him at the airport because he missed his flight, and then end up sharing a hostel room with him on Wed.
Life is strange.
Me: So it's an accomplishment when a boy says "stop cuz I wanna kiss you so bad right now." right?
Me: And I was like "why?" and he says "cuz the moment is so perfect right now". But then he didn't.
J: AW WHAT. He didn't follow through.
Me: So sad. Doesn't really matter. The important thing was I was attractive. Don't count the losses, count the wins. And really I have too high an opinion of myself to care what other people think of me. What's low self esteem?
J: Who knows.
(20 min later)
Me: He managed to kiss me.
Me: After a "my life is really complicated.
Me: My response being "who's isn't?!"