3 Close Shaves while Travelling

Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. To all travellers out there, don’t you agree? Things go wrong all the time while travelling, and we start to pride ourselves as “spontaneous” and “being able to deal with the unknown” :)

Regardless on whether you are a ‘plan-in-advance’ or a ‘go-with-the-flow’ traveller, shit always hit the fan at any available opportunity. Below are a few close shaves I have had while travelling, some due to my own stupidity and others just due to Murphy’s Law!

1. Almost missed a crucial ferry from Fethiye to Rhodes 

Spending just 11 days in Turkey and Greece (I know, even 11 days in Turkey alone is short) meant a hectic schedule with no room for errors. Especially with the recession and strikes going on, as this led to even more infrequent ferry schedules. Hence, missing one connecting ride would create a domino effect and affect the rest of our Mediterranean adventure!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge (Millennium Park)

Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, Chicago

The Millennium Park, located right at the heart of downtown Chicago, is the perfect place to relax. Its location presents an interesting juxtaposition between greenery and towering skyscrapers.

In the centre of the park lies the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Radiating from the pavilion are criss-crossing pipes that converges and diverges from each other, creating curves that accentuate the odd-looking bandshell centrepiece. Besides being a venue for music concerts (of various genres), it is also an ideal location for you to lay on the lawn and take a breather from the stresses of life!