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Rainy Madrid

There are things that we can't control, like weather, other people's behavior. And we have to accept this. This weekend I was in Madrid and I choose to fight against it and to be angry.  Here it's how it went.
I arrived Friday evening. The flight was long but I enjoyed reading a book. Once arrived at destination I met with Florin and went for some tapas and sangria.
Outside was raining. This time my positivism didn't help.
Saturday rained all day. We started the day in a coffee shop. The coffee is really bad here or I couldn't feel anything. From the coffee shop we jumped into another one. You can't walk too much in the rain, therefore we went to eat again. It was still raining but we went further and visited El Retiro Park. What can I say, I'm in hate mood and I didn't enjoy it much.
If we were there, we also went to see  the Crystal Palace. Haters gonna hate. I have to check it out when I arrive home to see what's with that sound. It's li…

Holiday in Berlin

Red candles - checked.. Deep asana tea with cinnamon and warm ginger notes - checked.. Ambient music - checked.. I'm ready to write about my past vacation.
I'm back since one week and I wasn't able to write about it. Why? Due to post-vacation blues. This is also known as post-travel depression (PTD). "A person may suffer from post vacation blues after returning home or to a normal routine from a long vacation, especially if it was a pleasurable one. The longer a trip lasts, the more intense the post vacation blues may be." [1]
Yes.. The few days spent in Berlin were great.
Let's go to the beginning.
Thursday morning. I'm requesting an Uber ride. While waiting for my Uber driver to pick me up, I read Iulia's post (my trainer from Public Speaking Workshop) and she was talking about a pink ball of goodness to pass around to make a better world. This made me think.. how can I do that? My car arrives, I get in, and I start an entertaining discussion with t…