Since I’ve been in Europe, I have started to notice strange time-space incongruencies. A whole day, or even days will go by, and I seemingly won’t even notice. Even more disturbing is the fact that I’ve felt more and more unable to have a grasp on the reality of the present. It’s as if everything that I do I’m viewing already from the past; actuality never occurred, only the memory of it. It’s an incredibly strange and disconcerting phenomenon.. This dreamlike state was never more perceptible than during my travels to Switzerland.
It all started last Friday night. Will [my American friend here with me] and I were discussing plans to go snowboarding. We’d brought our boards over from the states, but hadn’t really had an opportunity to go riding yet. Once several weeks ago we almost went, but outrageous train ticket prices closed that idea. So as it was already May 4th, we were really starting to freak out, as most mountains around the world had already shut down long ago. We were going to be preoccupied with school stuff in the next coming weekends, so this was really our only chance to squeeze something in before the season slipped away. So for much of the week we pretty much planned on going to Hintertuxglacier in Austria. However over dinner on Friday Continue reading