Traveling to a different part of the world has a much greater affect on an individual than merely looking at a historical landmark or generic destination and trying to consume all that you have expected. During my trip to London, I experienced a multitude of new emotions, including ones that made me realize what I really keep dear to me, and what I wish to aggrandize in the future.
A flood of feelings came over me as I, for the first time, walked off the plane into the grandeur Heathrow airport. Cheerfully greeting me was my friend Jack, seemingly acting, in my mind, as a link to this world I would experience for the next two weeks. We then took the Heathrow Express into central London to truly see what I had come for. As I glanced out the window, I tried to engulf all that was coming at me as the scenery passed at upwards of eighty miles an hour.
Both truly being on our own for once, none the less in a completely different country, we wanted to see, taste, smell, and even try many new things. The very first thing we did while in London, while upholding a few icons, was we went to a chip shop and had fish and chips, and a pint of London’s finest. In the back of our minds, all we could think of was later in the week when we would go to “s!ck”, a dance club, and for the first time ever, experience pure ecstasy.
When given the opportunity to meet a friend of mine in London over the summer, I, like many would, jumped upon the offer without the slightest delay. It was quite the experience I knew it would be, but what I left with was more than just an experience.
While trying to obtain the narcotic ecstasy, we had quite a sensory overload in the search for the drug itself. Although being readily available and inexpensive in the UK, it was still weary trying to find a drug that you have never tried before in a country that you have never been in. After doing some research, we took the tube to Hyde Park, where a music festival would be going on, and in...