11 Hours of Travel

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I’m now in my 8th hour of an 11 hour trip: taxi to plane to bus to train to car home. In between bursting into tears I simply feel exhausted and numb. After living in the Dominican Republic for almost 8 years, over 5 of which I spent without ever leaving the…

Trip Back

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The trip back started with waking up at 5am, changing, making a quick breakfast and gathering the last few things. Then in a cab to the airport. Karan always stays at the airport after I check in until the final boarding time. Then he waits until the plane takes off. It was…

Our Last Night

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Our last night together this trip was tender and sweet. Karan made a wonderful meal of fish cooked in coconut milk, fried fish and white rice. We tried not to talk too much about being apart. That was easy for Karan because he doesn’t talk much anyway but I tend to talk…