About to board a plane again -- another multiple-leg work trip to Asia, with my good friend Sandra. (We've worked + traveled together on somewhat of a sporadic basis these last couple of years. India would have been our fifth country together, alas didn’t have time to renew our visas & ended up having to cancel. (just as an FYI, Indian visa processing procedures for US citizens have recently changed -- in case anyone is planning a trip. And if my recent experience has any bearing, VISA Express and similar incredible agencies that normally McGyver my last-minute visas without a hitch were unable to guarantee their usual 24-hour turnaround time at this point.) Anyway, today is one of those red-eye days when I get to see the sun come up at three different airports. I'll see you on the other side.
And speaking of fresh air… not a fan of synthetic air fresheners. On top of that I wasn't blessed with a very girly taste in general so most fruity concoctions, even when a 100% natural are still somewhat invasive to my senses.
Do love the smell of books, leather, trees, vanilla, wood, saunas (eucalyptus), Asian temples, coffee, fire, babies, rain, lemons and honey though (the list goes on)… and once in a blue moon I do come across the perfect bottle of organic wholesomeness that's just right for my world.
so for the unlikely event that someone's
got the same preferences as me, here are my
To me, these smell like good blues sounds… raw, calm and soulful.
If you also prefer natural scents, please do point me to any good woody or leathery organic finds. A hint of vanilla is always a bonus.