I tend to staycation in August because I like to travel off season when prices drop and kiddies are in school. (Bucket list trip coming up in September!) However, as I click through Instagram, enjoying the photos of people enjoying their glam vacations, I do feel the occasional stab of envy.
Tropica is like France in August: the locals disappear, mostly to their beach homes. The streets of Meriland are left to tourists, wandering blindly in the inhospitable, suffocating heat.
This is a post for the last Friday of August 2015 known as “the dog days of August.” Even here in Tropica, where it is summer all year long, the feeling is palpable. There is a sauvage, final pause as we say goodbye to summer. [Read more…]