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Perspective June 15, 2012

Posted by skinbad in Food, Nature Shit, Travel, WTF?.

I went to Africa for a couple of months in the late 80s. I flew into Nairobi late at night and took a cab to a hotel that had been recommended by a friend. The room looked like you would imagine a low-end hotel in Nairobi would look–I don’t know, maybe you can imagine it, I don’t think I really could before seeing it. I would describe it as 1940s prison cell chic. I had packed a sheet and rolled up in it and stared at the ceiling while listening to the drunks in the alley below my window fight and piss. It was a long night. Two months later, when I was preparing to leave the continent, I returned to the same hotel for my last night before flying home. I was at ease and slept well. The hotel hadn’t changed, but my perspective on the necessities for comfort had.

So, what’s all this about? I’m guessing if the lady in this story ever finds a finger in her chili she will simply set it aside and finish her meal.




1. skinbad - June 15, 2012

You said you would take my mother out for NICE seafood dinner!

2. daveintexas - June 15, 2012

That sounds very unpleasant also BARF

3. geoff - June 15, 2012

Insemination from beyond the grave.

4. daveintexas - June 15, 2012

so there is a way.

5. Michael - June 15, 2012

Apparently the oral cavity is highly vulnerable, notwithstanding the presence of teeth.


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