Tag Archives: #travelling

Is this all there is?

I first asked myself this question somewhere at the end of summer 2005. I was still enrolled as a student at university, but I’d given up on Egyptology. I knew I wouldn’t work in the field and I knew I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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10 years ago today

It’s hard to believe, but on the 6th July 2006 I left Germany on a journey that would take me nearly ten years before I returned. My brother had taken me to an airport outside Berlin in the early morning … Continue reading

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37

It’s an odd number, I find. Not a number I associate with my age, but as of today that’s what it is. I’m fine with that. I don’t really care all that much, because I have no real concept of … Continue reading

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2014 is dead, long live 2015

Or: out with the old and in with the new. First of all, this blog is not dead. I’ve not posted in a while and the last few posts were few and far, but I am travelling and I am … Continue reading

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How to travel through time

They say time travelling is impossible. Perhaps. If you want to go and have a chat to Marcus Aurelius about his reflections, you may not get lucky any time soon, if ever. But if you want to relive some of … Continue reading

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Today I Mourn

Life is a curious journey. I’m at a hostel in Arequipa in the south of Peru. I’m here for a few days catching up on work I am doing as a freelancer. I took a break yesterday to see more … Continue reading

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Between dreams and reality

You find yourself in a peculiar situation when you’re fulfilling your dreams. On one hand you’re obviously elated and excited, because you’re doing something that you’ve been wanting to do and/or have been working towards for a significant amount of … Continue reading

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In the jungle

I’ve spent a good chunk of this week trying to disentangle the mysteries of the freelancing jungle. And let me tell you, the information available on the interweb is vast. I have nothing to add but my own perspective. I’m coming … Continue reading

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Down memory lane into the future

I had one of those days. You know, the kind where memories keep cropping up left, right and center. Some were more recent than others. Riding in a car, looking out on passing landscapes does that to me. My mind … Continue reading

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Footprints

Now that my time in London is coming to a close and I am about to write a new chapter for this journey of mine, I find myself reflecting on the last two years. Every step I have taken thus … Continue reading

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