That First Step

For me, the hardest part of travel isn't the language barrier, the uncertainity of where I will sleep that night, or overcoming fear of the unknown (although none of these things is particularly easy). The hardest part is the first step; walking out the door with everything I need, hoping that I've taken care of everything that needs my attention, hoping that I'm not getting myself in over my head, questioning if this is what I should be doing, trusting that it will all be okay. Once that first step is taken, my doubts and fears almost fade away, because I know whether I forgot to pack something, forgot to do something, gotten in over my head or whatever, there is nothing I can do about it now.

So I've completed the hardest part (not without hestitation, etc.). I'm here in Taipei. And the first half-day of romaing did away with what lingering doubts and fears there may have been. There is just so much neat stuff to see: Scoot Scoot's relatives, delicious new treats, and culture, culture, culture.
Thursday February 19 2009File under: travel, Taiwan

Toggle Comments (4)comment?
on Fri 20th Feb, 2009 05:52 am PST Nesbitt said:
I love Pocari Sweat from my Japan days. They had the funniest commercials.
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on Fri 20th Feb, 2009 07:08 am PST soreyes said:
Pick me up a few cases of "Made In's"
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on Fri 20th Feb, 2009 11:32 am PST Sweet Julie said:
Love all the Scoot Scoots!!! The question is though, do they have ice cream, and how is it!?
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on Fri 20th Feb, 2009 06:00 pm PST Andrew said:
Damn I could go for some Supau and betel nut! http://www.brothersroot.com/blog/?p=385
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