A "Hell No" Situation
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My introduction to
Unfortunately, I wasn’t lucky enough to get dropped off at some random gas station at the edge of town, as per usual. No, this time it’s just the side of an empty road in the middle of the night.
Five of us pull ourselves out from our sardine cans (also known as chairs) and hop off the bus waiting for our backpacks to follow. Four bags are brought out. And then there’s me with my hands outstretched and a smile on my tired face, but no bag to be found! Mine apparently didn’t get sorted out with the others and was lost somewhere in the giant pile of backpacks belonging to the rest of the people on the bus continuing to
The bus driver looks very surprised that I was getting off at this stop despite the fact that I said so when he picked me up and it clearly read
Please keep in mind that ALL backpacks are black, especially when you’re trying to pick yours out of dozens in the carriage of a "VIP" bus with no lights! When I tell him I can’t see my backpack the drivers says “you go to
This is what I like to call a HELL NO situation. So I climbed into the carriage compartment of the bus, toss out some bags and then finally dig out my own. I apologize to the owners of the backpacks that I threw, climbed over, squashed and stepped on…..but there was no way I was getting back on THAT bus.