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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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It’s Dec 27th and I am At the Gatwick Airport.
It has been almost two and half years since I first came to Iceland. Nervous, scared, naive, with bad language skills that got me many times into some kind of trouble, but also to many hilarious moments… I came to Iceland as an Au Pair and was sure I would go back home after 8 or 9 months, because I had to go to university. Well, after all, I didn’t really have to go anywhere and I had some opportunities in Iceland, in the weird town of GrindavĂ­k, so I stayed longer. Long enough to become part of the community, one of the locals, find new friends, family, home…

I do love Iceland, GrindavĂ­k and Icelandic people and they kind of feel like my folks. But all the time I was there I felt strong urge to leave. The only problem was that I didn’t know where to go and why.

One day my friend told me about his plan to get Working Holiday Visa to New Zealand and asked me to come with him. I didn’t think about it too much, because I was quite skeptic and thought I wouldn’t get the visa. So we applied and shit happened, again, I got the visa! Hurray!!! But my friend didn’t. It was really odd. It was his idea, his dream and now I am going without him. Well, it’s how it is and I am going to freakin’ New Zealand. Within 40 hours I will be landing in Auckland.

The time in Iceland gave me a lot more than I could ever think. And it wasn’t always good experience. But I am thankful especially for the bad things, it made me a lot stronger and I know much more about myself.
I am happy that I have met so many great people who have always been there for me and I know I can always rely on them. Oh boy… all the memories.

“If there is someone to miss,

you know it’s right.”

Thank you, Iceland. Thank you, GrindavĂ­k. You’ll always be in my heart.

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GrindavĂ­k

 

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GrindavĂ­k

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GrindavĂ­k

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Hekla

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VĂ­k

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SnĂŚfellsnes

 

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KeriĂ°

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One comment on “Leaving Iceland. What now?

  1. Sigga Maya says:

    Thsk you for all the lovely memories

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