“I’ll have another of what you’re having!”
“No problem! It’s a Gin Tonic – 4 parts Gin and 1 part tonic. Best drink ever! Up for it?”
“Sounds like the perfect drink” I was impressed.
We were on a community service trip to Nepal. It was the winter of 2006, and we took a mid-expedition break from the village to the city for a night of R&R. Everyone worked hard teaching and interacting with the kids in the mornings, and restoring/painting the school compound in the afternoons. The R&R was a much needed respite to unwind.
As we attempted to saunter back to the pack arm-in-arm, we noticed the deckchairs by the lake. It was snap decision between the rowdy pack belting out bad karaoke on stage and this:
I just love Gin Tonics.