Club Intrawest - Blue Mountain
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So here I am on the edge of departure, surrounded by the beautiful bones of my winter on the mountain. I walk among these bones and try to read what they mean, to understand what the point of anything is in the end. This place is ruled by absence now, disfigured by the things that were here but have left now. It is as though a small, insistent noise has suddenly stopped, creating a much grander, much louder silence. As for the cold season, it ...
... that I had just missed the ambulance. The scottish guy who lives next to us apparently had pulled some stunt and dislocated his leg in the process and had to pay $1500 down to get seen by the Canadian doctor at the hospital. (I blanched when I heard this the next day, for such a huge sum would encompass nearly all of my travel budget for the next phase!) I tried to picture all of this vibrant chaos going on above me while I dreamt deeply beneath ...
... can be to remember the beginning of something at the very point that it draws to a close. Also about how nostalgia is like a curious sort of wasting disease and how the human heart can yearn passionately in silence forever. A curtain falls over a vista you have lived within, velvet and deep and true. The memory of what lies behind it can be thick and luxurious, touchable and heavy, but it is ultimately obscure. Sometimes muffled shadows move behind this ...
... next. Death, I expect, must often feel like that; when the end of life finally nears, one must wonder how it happened in such a rush, how did life go by so fast, even though the majority of days were no doubt ruled by a lethal boredom. The last moments on earth are perhaps the fiercest and angriest and greediest of them all, as we are inevitably betrayed by time in the end, a fact which should rightly provoke a final passion. Our lives are all ...
... become the most common of all as more and more young people travel: this is when you inadvertently walk in the footsteps of prior travellers, reliving and reanimating their journeys. You might even hear ghost stories from third parties- people who narrate for your benefit their encounters with this previous, 'ghost' traveller, much as though they were giving interviews in some nostalgic documentary. I had a mild episode of this in Ottawa. The man from Nova Scotia, the one ...