Saturday, April 20, 2013

Oh Dear Sicily!

The day I actually begin with my life, I am going to save money, catch the plane, and travel across Sicily. Not with anyone else but me. I want to travel alone to Palermo- walk barefoot on the brick streets, touch the age old doors, breathe that air and fulfill this one burning desire in me! 

I asked my friend what his dream destination was. He replied, "I am too caught up with career shit to think about it!" I felt sad. I felt vulnerable. I thought what if I am caught in that web too?? How could you allow your career/marriage/relationships/etc to overshadow that bucket list you made with the first love of your life? It does not matter if you're with your first love or not...but the bucket list is right there! 

We look for a "decent" job to 
1) buy a good car 
2) live comfortably/luxuriously 
3) buy clothes/shoes/bags/other stuff 
4) get married to someone who too has a "decent" job
5) fornicate in five star hotel rooms during honeymoons
6) make kids and send them off to expensive schools
7) give our kids arrogance for which we are working our ass off everyday

This very day, I promise myself that I am going to add a point right before point 1)

Travel. 


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If I ever have a daughter, I will name her Sicily! 

3 comments:

Arc man said...

Travelling is a way of life, without which, their is not much meaning to life.

Kshipra said...

I had this weird wish on my bucket list to fornicate under the stars at different place- mountains, next to the ocean, everywhere....But oh well, travelling shall be a forever love. It is like being in a time machine. Sortof.
Being a tourist is one thing,being a traveller is another.

In case you haven't read Jack Kerouac's On the Road, please grab that book. I am sure you will love it.

Shruti said...

Arc Man- absolutely!!

Kshipra- you said it! Being a traveler is much more different from being a tourist. And I shall get a copy of that book soon after exams end. :)
Thanks.