November 30, 2012
Many people take vacations to get away from the everyday routine. When taking a vacation, people never plan for what could go wrong. I had taken a vacation to the Philippines that turned out to be a nightmare. The vacation started off bad before the trip even begun and continued to only get worse. I had caught a cold and the ended up getting food poisoning with a blood parasite during my vacation in the Philippines.
I had been planning this trip for months and that was my inspiration during work week. I used the motivation of taking a vacation to get back in the gym so I could look my best on the beach. My workout partner was getting over a cold and never once did I think that his germs would spread to me. The day before my vacation started I begun to have a running noise and a slight fever. So that night I had brought some cold medicine from the store and used the medicine that night. The next morning, I woke up still not feeling my best and I took more medicine. I departed on a bus heading to the airport later that morning and fell asleep on the bus from the medicine I had taken earlier. As I reach the airport, which was two hours later, I took some more medicine not realizing how much time had pass. I boarded the plane and soon after the plane took off, I had fallen asleep again. I awaken from my slumber due to some mild turbulence and in a panic I took more medicine that was unnecessary. Finally the plane landed and I woke up from my nap and was disorientated from all the medicine. I was so discombobulated that I could not focus on anything while going through immigration. The taxi ride from the airport to my hotel I was thinking to myself how could my dream vacation start off this way.
The next day after sleeping off the medicine the night before, I felt like a million bucks. I went out of my hotel to enjoy the sunshine, since where I left was...