In The Company of Strangers

Our hole digging posse

At the hot water beach surrounded by a ton of strangers. Even the people I was with were all new to me but we were yelling and bossing each other around like old friends. “Build a wall”, “Dig Here”, “It’s so hot” – okay, so that’s only what I’m willing to repeat but it gives you a taste. It was a grand old-time trying to find a spot on the beach to make our own natural hot tub. We messed around in the sand with our two shovels and an army of people in attempt to get a decent and warm pool to call our own. Ours was a little more like a hot bath shared amongst 20ish people but it was well worth the effort as it was one of those moments that would bond us for the remainder of the trip.

You see, at the beginning of the day – I didn’t know anyone (okay, that’s a bit of a lie as I knew 4 of the people on my bus as they were all on my previous Stray trip…minor details). That morning, we were on a bus and keeping quiet and to ourselves (again, possibly not me but I’ll never tell). Anyway, by the time we were departing the Hot Water Beach – we were making plans for New Years Eve, singing along to the radio, and chilling in a bus of non-stop chatter and laughter. In my books – day 1 was a success.

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