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A new life..

Before we left on our trip, we lived for a long time in Rotterdam. In a new, luxurious apartment in the city center. With an indoor swimming pool and fitness room and hundreds of restaurants all within walking distance. We never camped, we never owned our own car, we...

Dunya’s life in pictures

It’s been 7 months since we are home and almost 4 months since we lost Dunya. An update is long overdue. I will start by saying goodbye to Dunya with an overview of her life in pictures. Dunya means “world” in Arabic. She lived with us in Dordrecht, Barendrecht,...

Back at work!

It’s been four weeks now since I am back at work. And I never thought I’d say this, but I love it! The journey has changed me in a way that I am now more relaxed at work than before we left. I am more able to live in the present and do not worry about the future. I...

Life after…

We have now been home for about two months. What is life like after travel? After the first two weeks, the “real” life started again and reality hit. This was it now. There was no more moving around, no new surroundings every night. No beaches or mountain views during...

Our first two weeks home..

Our first two weeks home were great! We loved being back in the Netherlands. The weather was nice and cool and sunny. We got to see friends and family. And eat! And great wines. During the first week we stayed with Michel’s parents. We have our own bedroom and...