Gay Traveler Robert Schrader Has Restless Soul Syndrome

Author: , March 18th, 2013

A couple weeks ago, while on safari in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, a fellow traveler asked me to explain my lifestyle and occupation, upon hearing that I was a travel blogger. It’s a request that comes up frequently, which has allowed me to carefully hone my stock “elevator speech.”

But this particular traveler did not give a stock response – shock, awe and/or mad props – to my stock speech.

“It sounds like a vicious cycle,” she sighed, and resumed scouting the dense bush around us for members of the Big 5 African game.

Her lukewarm reaction caught me off guard, so much so that I didn’t attempt to keep the conversation going. Instead, I began an intense, internal dialogue: Was I really trapped in some kind of self-perpetuating cycle, rather than living the dream?

Authored By Robert Schrader – See the Full Story at Leave Your Daily Hell

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