Refocusing

Refocusing

As I was climbing up Machu Picchu with the rain permeating my rain jacket, my backpack and every layer of clothing on me saturated through, I thought to myself …why am I doing this and why didn’t I wear waterproof mascara. A self declared “experienced hiker” had just explained to me that the path was too dangerous ahead with “torrential” rain, and that she was turning back, plus that I should too. (more…)

It’s like riding a horse: Bucket List item #63

It’s like riding a horse: Bucket List item #63

About a month ago I signed-up to a group called “Comunidad Po” to travel out of Santiago for a long weekend – and it was one of the best decisions I made.

As you’ve probably astutely noticed from the title of this blog I managed to tick an item off my bucket list! I rode a horse (something I’ve loved to do since I was a kid) on the country side of South America!! (I’m refraining from using even more exclamation marks). If you can believe it, this amazing experience of galloping on a horse in the spectacular forest and beach of Pichilemu wasn’t even the best part of my weekend. (more…)

I’m a bucket-lister

I’m a bucket-lister

It will be May on Sunday, but this month unlike the two years previous, I will not be partaking in any graduation parades. I also won’t be internally celebrating my progress from the previous academic year, like I had every year before that (because I did not study last year). (more…)