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My Vacation at the City

By DarleenKeith Feb 17, 2013 773 Words
MY VACATION AT THE CITY

I can still remember the time I went to the city with my family just to have a bit of relaxation since we are over and done with our periodical examinations. Hoping that we can spend some precious time together, I felt so excited while we are on our way. I expected a lot of jokes and laughter, and full of satisfaction when we get there. After a long journey on a muddy and terribly devastated nautical highway, we reach the city, the only city and the capital of our province. We stayed there for a couple of days. On the first day of our vacation, I and my brother almost spent the whole day passing to and through small stores in the market as if we are looking for something to buy but the truth is we are just enjoying ourselves in window shopping. That is the usual thing that we do in the city while my mother is very busy with her facial and foot spa sessions and my father is on the same old motor shops looking for whatever he can add to the overcrowded accessories of our car. When we get tired and hungry we will visit our favourite fast food with the mouth-watering chicken joy and delicious pasta. In the afternoon before the sunset, we went to the seaside. Brendon and I run along the shore and we pick some shells and white stones. We put it in a bag and place it at the back of the car. When we got tired, we just sat on the benches and shared some jokes and funny stories until the sun was gone. We ate at our favourite fast food chain near the park. After the satisfying dinner with the whole family we went to my father’s office to spend the night. According to him this is the safest and most affordable place in the city, I agree simply because I know it’s free. Our second day was more serious, we visit the church in the morning to attend the mass and the next scene is the reunion with our aunties, uncles, and some cousins. We had some bonding moments with them. All of us gathered in the nearest park. My brother and I played different outdoor games with our cousins while the elders were busy chatting and laughing on their stories and jokes. I feel so tired but honestly I enjoyed our vacation, so fulfilling and everything was done according to the plan.

After this trip I hope I can go back home with peace of mind but believe me I can’t, because of a big question that remained in my mind until now brought about by what I have seen. Are you not worried? Look beside you, look behind you, everything around us show that there's something wrong. A lot of street children were begging for some food or money. Beggars are multiplying every day. Read the newspaper, criminality rate is getting high. Investors were losing their capital tending those big companies to stop operations and close permanently. More and more problems are out breaking. Where are the promises of the politicians during election campaign, “we will generate more jobs and eradicate in the government even the shadow of graft and corruptions”? Try to have a glance on our statistics today; unemployment rate was more than doubled. We are now number five on the list of the countries in the world who have the most number of people that are experiencing hunger. I just want to know if there is still a better future left for the youth like me. Where shall we go after we receive our diplomas if today giants of business world are diminishing one by one?

Maybe we can say that we are terribly affected by the global economic crisis but the question is, have we done our share to find the remedy? Is it really global crisis or maybe the wrong policies and decisions made by the political leaders of different nations in this world? Thanks for the powerful voice I have heard coming from President Barack Obama on the day that he was elected as the president of the United States of America, “together we can stand and work hand on hand to attain our very long dreamed goal”. Then lastly he shouted “yes we can”. That voice gave me a little hope that the gate of a better future will be opened for the younger generation like us who are striving a lot at our very young age. I really hope that we can.

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