who did you miss most when you were away apart from family members?
My own space. When you’re travelling solo and staying in hostels, you’re on your own but you’re never REALLY alone. Near the end of my trip, besides friends and family, I missed familiarity and knowing how to do things without google maps or instruction. I missed central London. I missed the cold weather. I missed my cereal cupboard.
"'In the beginning of their relationship, both proceeded as if they had entered a very dark room and were sliding their hands hesitantly up and down all the walls, feeling for a light switch while at the same time afraid that they might touch something sharp or dangerous. But from the minute they met, there was absolutely no game playing between them because they had had enough of that in their lives. They were eager to get to the heart of this matter. Both wanted to reach the point as soon as possible where sharing silence was just as good as sharing their life stories."