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As I entered the lobby of the Annapurna Guesthouse, the owner greeted me warmly. He asked about my travel and how I liked my room.
“Load shedding right now,” he said, pointing at the lights. “No power.”
I nodded, dumbly. That explained the cold shower and nonfunctional TV.
“We have generator though,” he said. “No interruption.”
I could have asked him why the power was down if his generator ensured no interruption, but I really didn’t care. A few months ago, when I was working midnight shifts for my company back in the U.S., reliable power and wifi would have been my paramount priority. Now, I had a different job, one I could work on any schedule I chose. But to be honest, I didn’t much feel like working at all in Nepal.
Why should I care if the power went out, now and then?
Isn’t that why I was here, halfway across the world: to disconnect, to see something new?