When most people think of a vacation together, they envision tropical islands and places for romance relaxing in paradise. Tahiti, the Bahama’s, Hawaii that is where most sane couples go to rejuvenate and bring that spark back to their relationship.
Well, Dave and I aren’t most people and when we go away, we always seem to wind up doing trips that are the exact opposite of romance. Sure, we have been to resorts and 5 star hotels, but it is always the suffering that stands out in our minds when we reminisce. When we truly test our relationship and survive the insane and ridiculous, that is when we know that we are meant to be together forever. Here is a list of some of our least romantic situations we have encountered during our travels of the world so far.
1. Slathering butt butter, Chamois Cream, Bag Balm…whatever you want to call it on our bums every morning for the first 2 months of cycling Africa. In our little 2 man North Face Tent, we would lay in the dark and cool mornings dressing and getting ready for a 100+ km day of riding. It wasn’t a good morning, or a lets snuggle and keep warm kind of morning. It was lets get up, lather up and pack up our tent and see you in a few hours at the next camp. (you don’t get a picture of that sorry, only us sitting at our tent:)
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