Have you ever gone traveling somewhere you’ve never been to at night? As you approach the place you’re staying, you look around and really can’t see what’s out there. The details of the scenery are lost because it’s just too dark. But because it’s your first impression, it’s sort of imprinted in your mental memory of what that place is like.
But then the next day you get up and the sun’s out. You look out the window and think, “So that’s what it looks like?” You go out for a walk, and start really seeing the view and it’s enjoyable. [Side note: I realise if you get dropped off next to a rubbish tip at night, when you look out the window the next morning, it won’t be very pleasant]. I’m making several assumptions about traveling to somewhere you’ve never been:
1) You are choosing to go (i.e. you’re not blindfolded and “escorted” by 2 big fellas in suits on either side of you) 2) The place you’re staying is probably a hotel or something of the likes 3) You’re on holiday 4) You picked this place after some research 5) It looked nice (at least from the pictures you saw on the website…which is why you chose the place). Continue reading