A soul sister regularly visits that Dhaka café on business trips. A young mom friend arrived at the Istanbul airport on summer holiday with her kids hours after it reopened last week. A straight friend from Florida has danced with his wife at Pulse. All my friends in Paris happened to stay home that night. A long time friend arrived at his downtown Jakarta hotel later that day. A social friend had family staying in the Mumbai hotel. Many Hong Kong friends had close friends on holiday in Bali. I missed visiting the Colombo market by 5 minutes. A work friend lost his brother in the World Trade Center.