“Despite the reputation, I find New Yorkers to be pretty cruisy.”
My tilted head and single raised eyebrow silently requested my student to explain his Australian slang. Cruisy?
“Yeah, you guys are pretty chill travelers.” It must be because I just taught him yoga, I thought, he’s doing the compassion thing. While the rest of the conversation about our time in India, the other countries we’ve traveled to, and the people we’ve met is rather hazy, this accidental compliment stuck with me.