Travel diary: Day 6 – The group and Walking on fire

As mentioned yesterday, I met my travel group who I will spend the next 3 weeks with. I knew already that I would be the youngest (cough) person in the group. Continue reading

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Travel diary: Day 3 – Hello Auckland

It is 5.30am and I made it – I arrived. Hallelujah! This was a long journey, very long considering I left my apartment on Tuesday morning and now it is Thursday. But, I arrived safely and my suitcase arrived with me. In fact, by the time I got to the luggage carousel it was already on its second lap. Off I went, trying to find out how best to get into the city without spending a fortune. Continue reading

Travel diary: What is this all about?

I am going on a long(ish) trip, so I decided to write a travel diary. It will not only be about my adventures and boring details about places I visited, food I ate, random people I met, but also about my reflections, thoughts, fears – true to my ‘normal’ blog it will also feature all the matters of my heart.

Please bear with me, it may not always make sense right away, sometimes never. If you are patient with me I invite you join me on my journey, without prejudices and expectations.

‘But darling, what if you can fly?’

 

Random facts

This week the wonderful A Girl in Islington mentioned me (and other wonderful people) in her blog, written as part of the blogger chain ‘Versatile Bloggers Award’ showcasing diversity, writing about seven random facts about oneself. It was not a nomination per se, but certainly a challenge – and I do like a challenge. Continue reading

Another decade

Today is the big day.

If you would have told me a couple of years ago, that I would make the step to the next decade without hyperventilating and panicking I would have laughed at you. Because back then I did hyperventilate and panic. Big time. I really struggled to come to terms with where I was in life. Which obviously was not what I had envisaged for myself. Not at all. Continue reading