Sunday, May 20, 2018
Engaging the Senses - Sunday Five
Sight, Sound, Taste, Touch, Smell.
1: What do you long to travel to see again?
2: What sound of travel awakens you?
3: What have you tasted when traveling, that was never the same anyplace else?
4: What is the most exotic thing you have touched while traveling?
5: If I travel to your town, what will I smell?
1: See - Sunrise over the Atlantic on an eastbound airliner.
2: Sound - the landing gear going down - at that point we are less then 2-minutes from touchdown.
3: Taste - a glass of Chianti in Florence, it has never tasted the same anyplace else.
4: Touched - the moon - a moon rock in the Smithsonian
5: Smell - for DC, I have to say water, the Potomac River winds along the side of the city.
Your answers in the comments?
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1: What do you long to travel to see again? Florence, Italy.ReplyDelete
2: What sound of travel awakens you? Same as you; landing gear.
3: What have you tasted when traveling, that was never the same anyplace else? Anchovies in Spain, except that now that I live here I don't know if that counts as traveling. Bagels in New York, but then I grew up there.
4: What is the most exotic thing you have touched while traveling? I can't remember his name.
5: If I travel to your town, what will I smell? Sea air. The smoke from wood fires cooking fish. Suntan lotion. Orange blossoms. Jasmine.
1: What do you long to travel to see again? Where to start.ReplyDelete
2: What sound of travel awakens you? The regional rail horn will sometimes wake me.
3: What have you tasted when traveling, that was never the same anyplace else? Steak and beef. Argentina had by far, the best steaks I ever had.
4: What is the most exotic thing you have touched while traveling? Oh dear.....you can only imagine!!!
5:If I travel to your town, what will I smell? Probably food being cooked. With so many restaurants and bistros, in Doylestown it's all you smell sometimes. And in new hope bread baking from one of the bakeries.
1. See- Hawaii and the Grand Canyon.ReplyDelete
2. Sound- Loud mouth birds singing early in the morning when we're camping. Love it!
3. Taste- Mai Tais in Hawaii. I don't like the taste anywhere else.
4. Touch- A baby alligator in Florida. Awesome! Balder half in his muu muu matching flowerdy shirt. Does something to me every time!
5. Smell- Dusty, dusty boredom with a touch of jasmine or cherry blossoms, if the wind is right.
1: the oceanReplyDelete
2: crashing waves
3: sassybear's (https://idleeyesandadormy.com) cosmos; NO ONE can duplicate that wonderful taste!
4: niagara falls
5: many many different restaurants cooking...or the day-old piss smell in the subway
2: The sounds of someplace different from my own.
3: Pinot Noir from Oregon
4: A tiger shark while scuba diving off Maui
5: Pine trees, horses, and history
2: The alarm clock
3: Baco Noir
4: The tomb of Henry V of England.
5: alas, the pollution