Being Back

Coming back home after a long trip is always tricky. There is the risk of falling in a black hole; that feeling nothing has changed... or the feeling you changed... or everything changed. I was prepared for this and just packed the first few weeks full of things to do: meeting up with friends and... Continue Reading →

The Lizard

I saw it as I walked passed the abandoned house. My pace was fast and my mind was somewhere far away, dreaming up scenarios for my future that would probably never turn into reality. Nevertheless my eye caught the movement in the darkness. It took a while for my mind to register and by the... Continue Reading →

"Travelers see what they see, tourists see what they came to see." -Luqman

Gunung Kinabalu

This mountain is on of the highest in south east Asia with its 4095m. If you are looking for a challenge with technical difficulty, this is not the climb for you. The path up to the summit is very easy and clear. The only difficulty comes in the form of altitude meters. A walk in the park... Continue Reading →

In Love

  I'm in love... ...with traveling ...with all the people I have met ...with the places I have been ...with the generosity I have received ...with the songs people have sang ...with the food I have eaten ...with the mountains I have climbed ...with the conversations I have had ...with the adventures I have experienced... Continue Reading →

My First Day in Jogja

Travelling is all about unexpected adventures like the one on my first day in Jogjakarta. I arrived in the early morning and like it goes had a little discussion with a taxi driver over the price. In the end he took me for the price I was asking for, that must have been the first... Continue Reading →

All in Line

The air was thick and dusty. It would make your eye water if you opened them too wide. The few men left where in their quarters. The usual sounds where not carried through the mist, no marching, no training, no singing, no sweating. That was it. The glory days where over. Tomorrow the last men... Continue Reading →

Why I love Kota Kinabalu

Amazing people This city is fairly new with a lot of high rises and shopping malls, especially the last thing. Something that, in it self, does not interest me in the slightest. But through Couchsurfing I have met some new friends who have made this city into my home, a place I love and a... Continue Reading →

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