I was just walking today through Lisbon. I was talking (in Romanian) to my fiancé, when someone stopped next to us and said “Hey, Bobby, is that you?”. In Romanian.
I looked at the guy asking me and it took me about 10 seconds to understand who was looking at me from behind the mask. Not because I didn’t know who he was, but because he wasn’t supposed to be in a random – touristy enough – place in Portugal.
After recognizing him and finding out he just moved here a week before, we took the time to have a drink together.
At some point he asked: “What do you think this serendipitous moment is telling us?”
An interesting question, but such an unexpected meeting nevertheless.