Do you know where that is? Because I know a lot of things about the world, but that I had to google.
Cluj-Napoca is in Romania.
I am 35,000 feet in the air, traveling 547 mph over Romania and typing a blog post. Romania, dude!
The world has changed.
13 years ago, my first time across the world in 2004, I had a 5 hour layover in Amsterdam and people were smoking in the airport. Now I am blogging over Romania.
I just re-read that. 13 years, dude! That’s nearly half my life. I now have internet on international flights but Emirates’ in-flight entertainment system? Still can’t detect my finger. Touchscreen technology has been on the mass market for 10 years but Emirates, a world-class luxury airline, still won’t play Ugly House to Lovely House episode 1.
Anyway, here are some headlines I’ve been watching instead:
Guys, my legs are cramped and my knees aching and my nose dry and my eyes tired and I’m thirsty and uncomfortable and ready to land in Dubai–but this is the best.