Phineus Fogg Never Had These Problems

The combination of emotional goodbyes and all the stuff I left until that last minute, the anticipation of seeing Stick again, and worrying about getting through 3 international airports speaking 0 of the national languages meant that I didn’t eat or sleep properly my last 48 hours in Yantai. I knew it would catch up to me sooner or later, I just didn’t know how.

I was in the Moscow airport, when it occured to me that I was waiting in a long, cold line in Russia, and I started to giggle. And giggle. And I couldn’t stop. (I may have been the first person to think of Russian literature and get uncontrollable giggles.) When it turned out that I was in the wrong line, and I was accidently trying to enter the country without a visa, it just got funnier. And funnier.

The border control officers who escorted me to the correct line, though, were less than amused.

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0 Responses to Phineus Fogg Never Had These Problems

  1. Wabres says:

    He just had the railway end 30 miles early.
    Or was detained by police in connection to a murder.
    or had a snake stuck in his head by some guy with glowing eyes in a flying pyramid.


    Good to know they took you to the right line and not Siberia.

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