This is turning into the place that never happened for me. I keep trying to go to this place … and failing. Two years ago, we planned to go to this place and then friends talked me into diverting and going to Umbria instead. Sigh — Italy can always lure me away….
This year, we planned to go to Beijing … and then Continental announced they would start flying to Athens on June 7. So we went to Athens instead. There’s something about those Mediterranean countries.
Perhaps China will be that long-off oasis that I always strive for but never quite get around to arriving. Sort of like the vacation destination version of reading Proust. Who was it who said in his journal “I am still reading Proust?” I am still going to China … someday.over 5 years ago