1681963466 Dont call it a feat call it a dream vacation

Don’t call it a feat, call it a dream vacation

Dont call it a feat call it a dream vacation

During the promotion of An Indecent Proposal, there were people who misinterpreted the premise: When asked, “Would you sleep with Robert Redford for a million dollars?” The same confusion led to the story of Beatriz Flamini, the woman who lived 500 days spent in a cave. When I heard the news, the first thing that interested me was the price of the experience.

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I am amazed that Flamini’s performance was recorded as a feat. I read that he spent those days reading in absolute silence; sometimes she painted and sometimes she knitted; without a watch and without human support, more than a milestone of human resistance, it sounds like a dream vacation.

Maybe I’m breathing from the freelance wound, but like Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, I don’t know it’s a weekend, let alone a holiday, for entirely different reasons. For me, 500 days of rest and relaxation is Willy Wonka’s golden ticket. Silence and disconnection from the hyperactivity inherent in modern life, what more could you ask for. When it is required by law that companies do not harass their employees outside of working hours, nonsense like mindfulness slips through the cracks created by the need to be alone with oneself, and silence becomes a commodity. There are already places where you can stay a little for little money without being exposed to noise. Beatrice’s 500 days underground seems more like a claim to the next May Day. They say there will be a documentary, they will sell it as a survival program, I will see it as another chapter of The World’s Most Incredible Vacation Homes.

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