Damn it. For the first time in my entire 2 years traveling… my pants* were lost. I sent them out to be laundered with a small bag full of other Egypt-dust-caked clothes and they never came back. I was heart broken.
You see, I loved these pants.
Not only were they just one of only three pairs of pants I travel with, they were my favorite. I just bought them a few months ago at REI in Los Angeles after several shopping trips to find the perfect pair of cute yet practical Prana travel pants. They were stretchy, hugged my curves and retained their snug fit no matter how many times I wore them. And now they were gone. Sniff. They never came back from the laundromat and some other traveler or hip Egyptian chick was probably wearing and enjoying them right now.
The good news: the hotel I was staying at was highly apologetic and paid me in full for the pants right away. Of course, I didn’t want their money… I just wanted my damn pants.
I miss you, pants.
*for the Brits: Pants=trousers… not underpants!
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Sorry to hear! I know the feeling, I had my favorite travel polo go "missing" while backpacking in Costa Rica
So sad! One (not both of the pair) of my favorite socks never came back from a laundry service in Mexico City a few weeks ago. So I know have one perfect smartwool sock…
Whenever ANY article of clothing of mine goes missing, I know exactly where the conspiracy begins and ends. While the wife and daughter feign innocence with convincing demeanors and they blame every Asian Culture in the Dry Cleaning Industry, I know they are at the heart of the clothesnapping. If they don't like something I wear, it disappears. Especially older items that have reached their apex of comfort. Anything that comes in pairs is even easier to remove from a wardrobe; heart breakingly one piece at a time. Your pants are at the center of an international conspiracy now which includes your admonition to the Brits not to go past the first layer. Ouch!!
Good news! Prana is having an end of
We are so glad we could help you replace them! WooHoo!
Thanks PrAna! LOVING my new pants. Seriously…best fitting (and feeling) exercise pants I’ve ever owned.
Fortunately, I only loss socks during my trip. But I really don’t know what will happen next time.