Europe | Austria | Vienna – Home in Vienna

Europe | Austria | Vienna – Home in Vienna

Sometimes all we really seek when we travel is a change of venue. We donĀ“t need to visit castles, cathedrals, museums, and take historical walking tours. We just long to be at home without the demands of home.

Tonight I stay at Sarah’s flat. Sarah, another 5W member, is a 28 year old midwife. She and I both have a love of hiking and the Spanish language in common. I am her first guest and she seems quite delighted to have me here. She has a date tonight so she is out and the flat is as if it is my own. It is decorated just as I might decorate mine, too: a mellow burgandy sofa, yellow drapes, and a hardwood floor. The two cats remind me of the kitten left behind as Laura has decided to sit in my lap and demand pets as I try to type this. On the stereo Sarah left me in the good company of Lila Downs from Mexico. Looking around I am not sure what country I am in nor how far I have travelled because I am, instead, at home…

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