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The little things 😊 Having a good chill time in lovely and rainy Bac Son. I have not met a single traveler within the last 40 hours and I realize how much I love solo traveling, but how important talking to people is to me. . . . . . . . . . . #nature #northernvietnam #bacson #langson #rain #trees #solotravel #solotraveler #treezontour
Honestly, I am in love with this shot 😍 . . . . . . . . . . . . #nature #bird #waterfall #thailand #asia
You don't need to speak the same language to connect with people and make a friendship. This lovely gentleman saw me walking by in Hai Phong, Vietnam, called me to come over to him and sit down. So I did. We were sitting quietly, sharing a cigarette, looking at the people passing by... then he looked at his watch and I noticed the glass was broken. "Oh no, it's broken." i said pointing at his wrist. He gave me a slightly angry look and said: "Yes! No good! China! No good!" I looked at my own watch which is full of water, took it off, turned it upside down and there it was "Made in China". We looked at each other and bursted out laughing. Moment so perfect that it almost made me cry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #vietnam #vietnamese #asia #people #friends #thelittlethings #madeinchina #treezontour
I have never seen so many crazy sunrises and sunsets like in Asia. It's mindblowingm . . . . . . . . . . . #sunset #thailand #maehongsonloop #naturephotography #treezontour #nofilter
Love all these asian creatures ❤ . . . . . . . . . . . . . #asia #butterfly #thailand #southeastasia #nature #naturephotography #nofilter #maehongsonloop #treezontour
Walking around and just bumping into random places is the best. One of the most beautiful temples I've seen both in Myanmar or Thailand 😍 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #thailand #maehongson #maehongsonloop #temple #colors #bluesky #travel #treezontour

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Yes! I actually did paraglide and I didn’t die!

I am a pussy. I am scared of heights. On the first couple of flights by plane I was crying because I was so scared. It simply doesn’t make me feel good to not have anything under my feet. But sometimes I get crazy ideas to challenge myself. That’s what makes me feel alive.

“Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.” —Sarah Parish

Paragliding has never really been my plan, goal or anything like that. The voucher for this experience with True Adventure Iceland just popped up on my browser one day and decided to get my attention. It worked.


After buying the voucher I waited way too long to purchase it. I was too busy at work and always occupied by something else until the summer was over and I booked my flight in September. As one could guess, it unfortunately had to be rescheduled for bad weather conditions. After consultation with Marta, one of the True Adventure team, we made an appointment for mid October, but the wind was very mild that day, which caused the flight to be very short. It would have been too risky to wait any longer, because the weather might have been too bad later in the month.


Sunday morning – D Day – the weather was stunning. I drove over to Vík, where I met the amazing folks from True Adventure. We wandered around for a bit to find the best spot to fly. Sammi, my pilot, told me some interesting facts about surroundings and we were ready to go.

My feelings after paragliding? I’ve never ever screamed that much in my life before! And I’ve never felt so happy before. Adrenalin is very addictive! I am ready to do this again as soon as possible. And a lot more. The fear is still there, but it’s absolutely worth it.


4 comments on “Face your fears – paragliding with True Adventure Iceland

  1. Mr Santa says:


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  2. Anth says:

    So jealous! Looks like an awesome experience and it sounds like you had a killer time!


    1. It was insane! 😀 Do not hesitate and JUST DO IT, Anthony! 😀


  3. Táňa says:

    Now this is awesome! I’d be scared as f*ck. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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