A day after my Jaisalmer camel safari I sat on top of the fort for a couple of hours just contemplating a few things. Then this old guy traveling with his wife, who waited at the bottom because she was too scared to come up, looks at me and says, “Just watching the world go by, huh?” I know it’s just a saying but it struck a chord in me. Shit, at this point of the trip I feel like I’m just stalling return to reality. It’s time to head back.
I’m still not 100% sure where back actually is, but it looks like it’s going to be back in the states. I’m excited to get back, but I’m also scared as shit. What am i going to do? I was hoping to end up on another continent when I first started the trip. However, being so far away from such great friends and most of my family for so long makes me realize how much I need them. First stop though is going to be Thailand. I’m going hangout with my dad for his birthday and say good bye to him. I’m not sure when the next time I’m going to see him.
Damn you know what? It’s quite over yet. Once I settle business in the states I still have to go visit one very special person, my mother in Minnesota.
Well, it’s not an island but I like the title (M. Fields reference). Anyways, here is my story and photo set from the 4 day and 3 starry nights that I spent in the desert.
First of all, I think the guy who sold me the tour was a great sales man. He told me that 3 other Thai girls were going on the trip as well. I guess that’s what a single male traveler is looking for, right? Either way I booked the safari because I just got into town and was stuck on a freezing cold train for 17 hours. The windows were stuck open. And I was stuck with no blanket:(