Tuesday, August 28: Today is my last day in the USA for a year. I was only here for less than a month, and it definitely wasn’t enough!! Now, my vacation in Greece is calling and so is my work at the university in Oman, so I must return tonight. 😦
My plane leaves at 11 p.m. from Washington Dulles International Airport and will arrive in Muscat on Wednesday evening at 10:30 p.m. It will be a long flight! My friend Mario is due to pick me up at the airport, at which time we’ll drive to the university so I can pick up my car. It will probably be 1:00 or 1:30 a.m. before I get home.
Hopefully I can sleep when I get there. Because on Thursday, I need to unpack stuff I’m bringing from the USA for another year, and pack for fun and relaxation in Greece. I get on the plane again at 6 a.m. on Friday morning heading for Athens.
So, in response to Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post, I am posting a place that I can only see (or not really even see but just imagine) from a distance: Jebel Akhdar in Oman. By the middle of September, I will be back there for work and will be able to see the lovely Green Mountain from up close. But for today, here it is, from a distance.
Goodbye America and hello Oman! And hello to Greece as well. I will see you all in Oman for one day on Thursday! Then I’m off again!
I hope you’ll come visit me in Oman: a nomad in the land of nizwa and in Greece: greek wanderings. I won’t be taking my computer with me to Greece, so probably won’t post anything about my trip until I return back to Oman on September 14.
To participate in Jake’s Sunday Post, see SUNDAY POST: From a Distance. He writes: Distance Shots : A view in which the subject is a long distance from the camera or appears to be far away; also called a long shot.