I just got back from Seattle. I was prepared for rainy weather which was good because it rained every day I was there! I brought an umbrella that managed to catch a gust of wind and turn inside out the first time I used it. But before looking for another one to replace it I noticed a container of umbrellas in the lobby of my hotel. After finding out they could be borrowed I used one every day and stayed nice and dry.
I spend quite a bit of time traveling during the year, and when I’m at home I like to think about places to go next. Besides planning for specific trips I make lists of important things to keep in mind. These are the some of the considerations.
It happened to rain on the day I visited San Gimignano in Tuscany. Since this is always a possibility on a trip, I came to Italy prepared for any kind of weather. So I wore a poncho and carried an umbrella. Since it wasn’t windy, the umbrella didn’t blow inside out! When I wanted to take a picture I stood under an awning or near a building entrance. I thought the town looked pretty in the rain and I accepted it as something that happens when you travel. Continue reading
I don’t think I’ve gone on a trip where it hasn’t rained at least once. And although I always pack a sturdy umbrella, I don’t carry it with me every day. And of course when I don’t have it, it inevitably rains. What to do?