UP Early

This post is written for Friday Fictioneers, 

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PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio

The alarm on my iPhone sounded the Sherwood Forest theme at exactly 4:30 a.m. I could not afford to hit the snooze button today.

Breakfast from the hotel buffet was going to suffice this morning.

The tour company jeep arrived precisely at 5:00 a.m. We rode silently through the desert floor to our destination. The though that we would be alone on this adventure quickly vanished as a large number of vehicles were already in the staging area.  Balloons were already being filled with liquid propane and the flames were casting their yellow flames skyward. Our fateful journey was about to begin.

 

Author: Danny James

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

21 thoughts on “UP Early”

      1. And I’m assuming “James” is your last name? Our Dan, of course has a different last name. But we often called him “Danny James” or “Danny Jim,” or “DJ.” I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone but you whose given name is just Danny. ;0

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