I didn’t ever plan to visit the Costa Brava but of course, plans change and for four days I found myself shaking sand out of my shorts and nursing peculiar sunburns where I’d missed sunscreen. We stayed in a hostel for three nights and whilst we had it mainly to ourselves, we also met weird… Read More A change of plans, sun, sea and sand
Our third workaway has been magical. It began as well as its gone on. We felt comfortable immediately with the owners Helen and Francis and our Netherlands neighbours Tom and Lisa. The sun came in bursts (as to not overwhelm us, of course) and we engaged in new activities such as playing catch and badminton,… Read More Workaway three: Mas Sant Nicolau, Figueres and Friends
Our time in Madrid was brief and beautiful. Bookshops and black coffees. Long days and warm evenings. Conversations we could not navigate well and not dressing appropriately for the weather. Streets filled with balconies, colourful paint and leaves. Skies that seemed like they were painted backdrops for movies. Vegan food. Siesta schedules. Wine.
It’s been a quick month so far with so many new experiences, so I’m taking time to revisit what we’ve done so far. In comparison with those going travelling in the far East or Asia, I thought our cultural experience would pale, but we’ve experienced a lot so far, through new scenarios, but also through… Read More One month in, we are in Spain and it’s time to reflect…
The first time I visited Hamburg, I loved it. I fell for the streets filled with street art, unique shops and the transport system which is great when you’re a solo traveller and want to get about. This time was different. I loved Hamburg, I realise now, because it was my first solo adventure. This… Read More Hamburg: everything differs in the rain.
I don’t know whether it’s the book I’m reading, or this workaway, but I feel like my life is changing. My perspectives, my beliefs, my misconceptions are all being challenged and are changing. I’m finding myself questioning things I’ve never before questioned and the behaviours I possess that I thought were innate (or something I… Read More In Hamburg, we build on our skills and open our minds