Never before had
The golden sands
And the clear blue skies
Looked so menacing.

Never before had
I felt so lost.
No map. No destination.
Alone I stood.

In the middle of nowhere!

Sometime in the last month, after what was a nearly two and half hour journey, we – that is, a couple of friends and I – found ourselves in a place where there was almost nothing. Nobody. Save for the few houses scattered about and the sound of insects (I think it was insects), there was no sign of another life. The serene blue sky with a sprinkle of clouds and the light brown ground with a rare splash of green- it was disconcerting, to say the least.

So, that was what made me write this…..