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Kindness Overload

  • May 30, 2016

Who are these people? What did I do to deserve this? Why are they being sooo damn nice? I’m often overwhelmed. Completely bowled over by kindness; genuine kindness, not the fake type. People are inviting me into their homes. Giving me food, conversation and even doing my washing!!! I have a total of 5 shirts in use and a tiny bag. When the bag is full, I start missioning to get my washing done. Not once have I asked anyone to do my washing, but most of the times before my mission start, someone approaches me and offers to do my washing for me. In 45 days, I have done my own washing four...

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100 day Trip update: Day 25-41 Summarized

  • May 30, 2016

Routine is a wonderful thing. It’s comfortable and people find their safety in their routines. Routines however go hand in hand with comfort zones. Comfort zones as I’ve mentioned to a lot of people before, are dangerous places. You end up settling and not moving forward. I’m afraid for a large chunk of my trip, since after day 21, I’ve been comfort zoning. I go to easy places, safe places. I’m not getting up at stupid times anymore for images. It took me a while to realize this and I’m actively trying to change it and turn my comfort zone into a challenge again. It’s strange to think...

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100 day Trip update: Day 12-24 Summarized

  • May 8, 2016

I think I’ve taken on a traveler’s lifestyle. I don’t overthink anything anymore, in fact I hardly think. I’m in a routine of finding beauty, photographing it and moving on to the next place. It’s a really easy routine! My camp is usually set up within 5minutes of parking and I seldom wonder what to have for dinner or lunch. I rarely eat more than two meals a day and I never go to bed hungry. Am I spoilt back home with 3 meals? Do I need 3 meals a day? I now eat when I’m hungry, and that’s it.   Over the past couple of days I have become a bit lazy with my writing but I also...

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