|All this world, and no energy to explore it! (image mine)|
I've had it, and you might have, as well -- travel fatigue. That feeling that you've seen so many cool things, nothing impresses you. A desire to wear a new outfit -- a clean outfit, an exciting outfit of non-wicking fabric or daring cultural insensitivity. A hunger for a f*#&$@! burger instead of all the totally lame-o food you're surrounded by. God, you just wanna watch some cartoons and wear PJs, but damn it, you have to ooh and ahh over another ancient temple.
Yeah, I hate that feeling.
It makes me feel super ungrateful for the travel I'm doing, and often results in days spent in markets and bazaars, buying stuff I definitely dont need (but that sparkle, duh). I also tend to spend more time reading and hanging out in bars. All I know is, my attention span is about three months long -- over that, and I get real fatiguey (nope, not a word) real fast.
A couple of other bloggers have written on this phenomenon -- check them out here, here, here and here.