I am this close, but not completely there yet. Let me give you one piece of advice though: Impulsive decisions are good, really they are. And I love to take them, it makes me feel alive and it keeps life interesting and exiting.
But planning a trip like this, in such a short time is a major headache.
I need 3 visas (did you know that visa is latin for “To See” – how beautifully appropiate) for the countries I am going to visit. For the US this just meant filling out a form in the plane before landing in New York, getting a stamp from a not so nice man in a uniform in the airport, and that was it. Where I am going now, this needs to be arranged well in advance. And not a few weeks before like I am trying to do.
I am not giving up. I want to leave on the date I have set for myself, because I want to be back in time to see the sexy frenchmen in London before I take off again, to see some other, ehrm, funky things. And I need to be back in the beginning of april, as there are other things waiting for me there.
Tomorrow before work (early rise) I am going to deliver my passport at the visa agency here in London, and they are going to try to arrange it all. After that I will book transport and places to stay. If that is done, and there is no way back I’ll tell you where I go. Oh, blimey, visas for those countries are unreasonably expensive!
I guess that means Haricots blancs avec sauce des tomates the rest of the year.