Almost a week later than I expected, and a little worse for the wear, but I made it home.
All of my flights arrived on time and no border agents tried to deport me so overall my return trip was a success, but I feel like I spent a day on the Typhoid Express. As soon as I got on the plane I could hear all the sniffles and when I sat in my middle seat (ugh) I could actually smell the sickness on the kid to my right. From now on I am bringing a surgical mask with me when I fly, I don’t care if I look ridiculous, I am sick of ingesting other people’s germs.
I also have a strong suspicion that our pilot was drunk (or having war flashbacks) because we would ascend and descend rapidly for no reason throughout the flight. I was searching my bag for something to throw up in when I heard a lady behind moaning that she was about to vomit, strangely this made me feel a little better. Luckily we both made it without revisiting our lunches.
I had a window seat for my final flight into Venice. I am always on the wrong side of the plane when I fly into Venice so I never get to see the city (you want to be on the right side of the plane when facing the cockpit), but the views of the Alps were beautiful.
Glad you made it home safely! As a fellow motion-sicknesser, I always feel better when I’m not the only one who feels sick.
Thanks! I feel bad that other people getting sick makes me feel better, but it is such a crappy feeling to be throwing up and everyone around you is chipper and happy. Kind of makes me want to throw up on THEM.
The third photo from the top blew me away. Quite a spectacular view on the left side 🙂