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A Year On

This month marks a year on from my divorce and I couldn’t feel so different. This time last year I was travelling around Eastern Asia facing challenges and pitfalls trying to find out who I was after being consumed in a long-term relationship and marriage. This time around I am travelling with a purpose; I… Continue Reading…

Lighter

I’m halfway through my twelve week trip and as I leave Beijing for the final time, I feel at ease. It is only this time round that I realise I have less baggage, not of the physical kind (that is still growing by the day), but baggage of the emotional kind. Only recently divorced, I had underestimated… Continue Reading…

Goodbye Africa

So, my adventure in Africa has come to an end. It’s hard to believe I arrived in Cape Town 40 days ago, a pale, excited tourist and have been transformed into a sun burnt, hardcore camper,  travelling through numerous borders since. I’ve trekked 30km across Malawi; danced with a witchdoctor; tackled some locals; paraglided across… Continue Reading…

D-Day

Today, my divorce will be announced in court (at 15.25 to be exact), calling the time on my two year marriage. It’s strange when it hits you – usually the times that you don’t expect. It was on the long ride to Zambia from Zimbabwe that I broke down. Silently sobbing on the back of… Continue Reading…

Distance

We’ve been driving for days and are 5 days into our overlanding trip. It’s fun, being on the road, driving for hours until we reach a place we can call home each night. Stopping at gas stations to fill up on water and food supplies, then just crusing again, across bumpy roads to our next destination before setting up camp for the… Continue Reading…