Chasing the Sky

When you surprise someone, you want to do it properly.  You want them to have no idea, to be stunned and to have that face of pure joy at the surprise. That was my face as I neared my seat, on a plane bound for Tromso, Norway, within the Arctic circle.  You see, my travel buddy Liam had planned this trip from beginning to end.  There were no clues.  I had to lay out luggage for all eventualities – hot and cold, warm and freezing, and the rest was hidden from me.  I was not allowed to know when I had to wake up until I was going to bed the night before and I was not allowed anywhere near the baggage.

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