Plan B

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook

“I think I am all cultured out.”

“Really?”

I had that figured out when we set foot on the Air France flight to go on “the vacation of a lifetime”.

The Louvre was boring.

I heard the phrase “Awful Tower” far too many times.

Grand chateaux were as exciting our neighbor’s house.

Sitting in a historic medieval village, sipping coffee, and he finally realizes he is not having the time of his life?

But then his face lit up. I followed his gaze.

It took me two minutes to add working farms to our itinerary.

I’d save our trip yet.

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word count = 100

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39 thoughts on “Plan B

      1. Lorraine

        Yes, the European version. I have seen shows which include Viking re-enactments. Think maybe there are probably Celtic versions as well. I know there is a place in France where a medieval castle is being rebuilt using the technology available at the time.

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    1. trentpmcd Post author

      The world would be a boring place if everyone liked the same thing ;) I’ll admit that I’m a little surprised at how many people related to this story, but, then, I guess people like this aren’t all that uncommon.

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  1. Bear

    Sometimes the journey IS better than the destination, as well as the dream being better than the reality of it. Hope you’re having a good week and haven’t suffered too greatly from IDA or HENRI.

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    1. trentpmcd Post author

      lol, I’ll go on those brewery tours… I know people who have visited Scotland to do nothing else but golf, while others I know have gone to Scotland to do nothing else but visit distilleries… I vote for the distilleries.

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  2. Wild Child47

    Lovely twist/inspiration from the prompt! Have to say, sometimes the realities, the practicalities of everyday life are far richer and rewarding, offer more, than “high culture” – but then, I know I certainly wouldn’t be able to pass up The Louvre. ;)

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  3. KL Caley

    Haha one of our grandparents went on holiday to Canada, and despite all the amazing places they visited and the gorgeous scenery, the highlight of the trip was a small agricultural museum which had a certain tractor he had once used on the farm. 🙈. Great post. KL ❤️

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