Column for SURFspace, which is part of the ICT organization of all universities of the Netherlands. I write about how we can be somewhere else while we do not come from elsewhere. As a tourist, on holiday and also on the Internet we seem to be in places where we actually do not connect with local reality and therefore not with our own reality. I question the way we can meet people when being somewhere else, and not coming from elsewhere. No adaptation other than to the offered imagination, is possible. The required adaptation for being able to meet each other is not taking place.