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wow what a come down

Blimey.............. I forgot one thing when trip planning.
The come down when you get home!
Been home a week and tearing my hair out
Must get out on the bike this weekend and go somewhere.

What to do to ease the pain???
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Blimey.............. I forgot one thing when trip planning.
The come down when you get home!
Been home a week and tearing my hair out
Must get out on the bike this weekend and go somewhere.

What to do to ease the pain???
Plan the next trip
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+1 if you don't already have one get a job and start saving, and go out for regular bike rides to ease the come down.

It helps if you seek out the company of other travellers, it is a long time to the HUBB meeting but think about taking in a mini meet or some other travellers event.
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Meeting.

Setting up a meeting is a good idea. Just post an invitation to a pub or cafe locally and chat together to other like minds. Lindsay.
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Really? I've tried all of those things and I'm still struggling. Been home 6 weeks and am still struggling big time. So at the moment I'm fixing up my monkey bike and planning a trip to Cornwall in November ...thought the dark nights and cold weather might help put me off....but i bet it won't.
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+2 for planning the next trip, I was in the same boat earlier this year, back after 5 months on the road, took me a couple of months to settle in to home life and work etc. Even as we were traveling home the next trip was being talked about, so were off again this december all going well.
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Solution for us is to go on a couple of big['ish] trips per year, typically lasting around 60 days /trip. Halfway in-between each of these we get away again, as far as we can go, for another 'mini' 10-15 day trip. This way there's always a travel expedition to plan for, and look forward to, which is just over the horizon.

We work during the 'at home' gaps in-between, which takes care of the financial side of it all.

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We didn't have a home to come back to - this was part of the plan so when the trip finished we threw ourselves into the next phase which was deciding what to do next. My wife was expecting so that teneded to focus the mind.

All I can suggest is write the book, finish the blog or catalogue the photos.
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I know where youre at and have decided to (see thread) "sell the lot tell the boss (optional) and hit the road" Hard decision although once made the spirit lifts :-)
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