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After two days offline, I felt like I wanted more of it. A week would have been better. Two weeks. A month!

But there was also a part of me that wanted to keep sharing the experience. I had been writing my blog for every day on The Longest Way, so why would I stop now?

I decided to take it slow: be online for five days, then go offline for one or two. Like Monday to Friday vs the weekend. Remember how I told you that weekdays meant nothing to me once, on a hot day in May in Samarkand? Turns out that maybe taking some time off every once in a while wasn’t such a bad idea.

So I got back online today, and I ate an avocado with some bread. I also continued reading my book:

book and food

It was big and fat and awesome:

Hans Fallada

I believe the English edition is called Alone In Berlin or something like that. A fantastic book. The only thing that I didn’t like about it was the fact that Hans Fallada, the author, had written this 600+ page turner in less than a month.


I took my jealousy and went to the park with it:


Together, we visited the beech trees that I had always liked so much:


They didn’t seem to care about weekdays either. Or about weekends.

Or about human concepts of time in general.

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