Hmm, hmm. I was humming the theme song of the Jungle Book while Mich and I were paddling. Our little, yellow canoe was getting further and further from our basecamp. The basic, wooden cabins on the water looked beautiful from a distance, Michelle quickly took a photo of the view. It was a good shot, … Continue reading Longtail boats and lake adventures
Another day, another hostel. We arrived at the Moov Inn hostel at Koh Tao and were greeted by a friendly guy. He was sitting on a big, wooden swing in the middle of the common area. People were chilling on bean bags and I saw a music drum set in the left corner of my … Continue reading Scooters and sunshine
14.15 Saturday morning. I looked out of the airplane window, while I saw the green polders and Dutch houses slowly getting smaller and smaller. I realized this was my 15th flight this year, what a year! Damn, was I lucky. I took Michelle’s hand and squeezed. Our adventure had finally begun! Since then SO much … Continue reading Temples and sky rooftop bars
The moment of saying goodbye is coming closer and closer. I’m dreading it. I’m dreading it so much. I’m starting to play moments over and over again in my head, I’m trying to take in everything as much as possible. I take slow bites of Rosie’s dosa’s, knowing that at home, there are no delicious … Continue reading From sitting on the ground to having tables and benches. Our sponsor project.
The 12 year old Inbarasan was the first to ran towards us to take over our bags, the 15 year old Ajay jumped up and gave air kisses from across the hallway and Br. Chinna gave us a firm handshake and welcomed us back. The 16 year old Ashok told me proudly he cleaned my … Continue reading Saint Nicholas and School lunches
It was 2 am when a local started yelling we had to get out now. Now?! Now!! B-but is this Jaipur? Yes, yes, now get out! We got exactly 21 seconds before the train would leave again, we gathered our stuff and jumped out of the high bunk beds. I tumbled over other passengers while … Continue reading City palaces and city views
Delhi, the city filled with smog and 21 million people. Agra, the city known of one of the 7 world wonders the ‘Taj Mahal’. Varanasi, the holy city with its dead burning ceremonies next to the river Ganges. We explored 3 new cities this week, had our first Indian night train experience, got another tattoo … Continue reading Visiting one of the 7 world wonders and watching a Hindu cremation