100 Word Challenge Week #166: “checking in proved to be”

100wcgu-71   The prompt this week”  “checking in proved to be”.  Here goes:

The WELCOME

When their son graduated from high school, he was allowed to choose any destination worldwide for a family vacation.  Jared chose Dubai and his mother made extensive travel plans for their adventure.

After a long and exhausting flight, they arrived at their hotel and Janice approached the front desk.  “Good morning,  we’re the Lee family, checking in.”

The desk clerk, looked Janice up and down, turned to her husband and asked; “Do you allow your woman speak for you?”.  Hmmm.  Checking in proved to be only the first indicator of what would certainly be an enlightening experience for them all.

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4 thoughts on “100 Word Challenge Week #166: “checking in proved to be”

  1. Thanks for the memory Les! When I found out that I had to book two separate rooms for our family of four because my then husband and son couldn’t sleep in a room with an unmarried girl…our daughter/sister who was 14….I probably should have had a strong indication? It is their cultural norm and I respect that….just doesn’t quite cut it in Canada.

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