Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Around the World: Pacific Ocean

December 13, 1991

I'm between zones so I don't really know what time it is. It's daytime over the Pacific Ocean and I am being introduced to the concept of turbulence. The fasten seat belt sign is lit and for good reason. I would have been introduced to the ceiling several times already were it not for the strip of fabric securing me to my seat. My coffee has already left and (fortunately) been caught in my cup twice. Even the cabin crew take periodic breaks to strap themselves down in between the food service.

Arrived safely in Waikiki. The hostel I'm staying at sent a van to collect budget accommodation seeking travelers from the airport. The beach is beautiful, but it will have to wait. The actual time (late afternoon) and myself (very early morning) are not in agreement. Unconscious in 3...2...

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