A Disappointing Holiday

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The cool breeze swept through my hair, making me shiver with excitement. I arched my neck to take full view of the breathtaking beauty of Eiffel Tower, which towered above me like some iron giant. It was such a lovely day. The melodious chime of the twittering birds filled me with glee. The sun too, it seemed, was in a playful mood, playing hide and seek behind the fluffy clouds.

“Trrring trrring!” The telephone rang all of a sudden; bringing me out of the scenic beauties my mind was roaming in.

“Hello” I said.

“Oh! Hello Ferva beta! I have some good news for you!” It was my uncle. “Yes, yes! I am listening!” I replied enthusiastically.

“Well! Your tickets have been confirmed for day after tomorrow.”

“Oh really!”

“Yes. Now be ready beta. Don’t miss out anything and take care! Goodbye!”

“Goodbye uncle!” I replied, bringing our conversation to an end.

I breathed deeply, thinking of the adventures in store for me. Ever since my uncle had invited me to visit his family in Paris during my holidays, I had been simply restless. I had been surfing the Net since the past few days for the best tourist locations, and had even set out a travel plan. I was to travel to Paris and visit the monumental beauties of France. Switzerland’s picturesque locations would be my next destination, where I would scale the snowy Alps; move on to Holland and witness the magnificent windmills; a day or two in Italy, and then back to Paris. It was all perfectly planned! These vacations would be the best ones I ever had!

The next day was spent fidgeting around endlessly. My mother gave me a box of chocolates as a token of love, and my sister just couldn’t stop reading out her endless wish list! My father was to drive me to the airport, and I counted each passing second in wait.

“Honk, honk!”

“Finally,” I cried, and headed straight towards the staircase in full speed. I really couldn’t believe it! My dream vacation was at last going to come true! Once again my...
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