This blazing freedom to come and go on a whim and a wing. For her it was a kind of hallucinogen. The drug must be administered haphazardly if it is to lead to a sense of the strangeness of the new place that breaks down all the carefully assembled bits and pieces that make up the person you thought you were. In order to travel well, it is essential to be able to get seriously lost.
She did this brilliantly.
My Mother's Lovers