01.09.2012 - 15.10.2012 35 °C
23 days before my grand trip, I started this first-time-ever travel blog, to give myself some purposes to the trip, and to try out my dream job -- being a travel writer.
I probably suck at writing (my German boss might be secretly nodding) and my blog would probably bore you to death, but hey, my mom would know where the hell I am and she would be pleased. (Mr. half-handsome suggested that I should write more about sex here so that my blog would become best-selling overnight.... will think about that)
So the planning is 60% done - finished up my itinerary, bought my luggage + 4 padlocks from Taobao (Yes, 4! no one could steal from me), booked most of my flights and important train connections, looked up places to stay yada yada yada......Mr. H sitting next to me at work was amazed by my MASSIVE excel file recording EVERYTHING of my trip but I have to admit this is no where near the most thorough planning by far, I could really go control-freak-crazy and be able to tell you something like walk out from the customs the ATM is on your right, the airport bus stop is 250m ahead of you, take bus no. M1617A where the bus stop is at the third aisle of the terminal and the bus is orange. it costs you $19.2 and exactly 46 mins to arrive our hotel. it leaves at 15:17........
This time I am really carefree. For now.
Last night I was thinking to download a couple of books to read on the road....Fifty Shades of Explicit Porn would be a bad idea, and I would probably finish it before I leave for Europe, so I tried to look up some spiritual (aka self-help for desperate women) titles and now I have these on my kindle:
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
- A New Earth AND The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
- The Seven Spiritual Law of Success by Deepak Chopra
YOU ARE LAUGHING!! Yeh, I can't believe I would read these either. But I'll try, and then return becoming uber-enlightened, rising above and beyond