"Alex! Wake up! There's something in the van!"
I think travel has a funny way of waking you up. Quite literally in some cases. When I came to at 4 am, there appeared to be a cat pacing back and forth on the hood of our van, trying to make it's way into our cozy sleeping quarters. As I sat up and whisper-shouted Alex awake however, the cat shot across the 'hood' to escape the humans and landed with a resounding THUNK as it struck the window. Inside. The cat was definitely INSIDE OUR VAN. Good Lord Jesus, let it be a house