day 0: leaving washington

ears swell, engines roar…
overwhelming deafness is
quite uncomfortable.

sitting on the plane waiting… amazing clouds

clouds out the plane window

I love planes. My ears do not love planes. I do not enjoy their fussy swelling every time I get above 10,000 feet.

We took a 7pm flight to Frankfurt, so with 6 hours of flight and 6 hours of time change, we landed the next morning. Sleep was lacking; giddiness ensued.