Imagine being in a foreign land and not being able to communicate with the locals. This is the feeling that all great explorers of long ago experienced.
The time is now, and the explorer is you, and you find yourself in a strange and wonderful place, filled with mysterious people looking at you as if you're from another planet. Well, you sort of are, right?
Your journey has been long and a little painful. This new world is right in front of you and you don't know where to start. If you have a plan of any kind, it'd probably involve finding shelter for the night. This may turn out to be easy if you can find someone to speak your language. Get yourself some rest, as tomorrow will be the first day of the rest of your life.
Cock-a-doodle-doo! The sun is up and the birds are singing. Your stomach begins to growl. You put your clean clothes on and grab all your bags. You only paid for one night's stay, didn't you? Hard to say. You must remember that not everyone is going to understand the grunts and noises that you make. It'd probably be pretty easy to have a misunderstand with the language barrier and all. Ah, you can get by, no sweat! Oooh, breakfast!! Looks great! A few grunts, a little pointing and handing over a little monopoly money and you're soon to be fed. Mmm, excellent...I wonder what that was?
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