It ended up being so, so, magical as we finished the climb literally in the clouds. I ended up forgoing the rope for the last pitch as it was a scramble and we then decided that after topping out we just had to hike those extra five minutes to the summit stones.
I spent the next 4 days limping.
But I can’t tell you how good it feels to have reached the top.
Touchdown last Saturday. I arrived at my Barcelona hostel at 8pm, ready for an early night. But no. No no no. The hotel served up a free (vegan!!!!!!) meal, I got chatting to some cute Americans and a lovely guy from worked at the hostel. The next thing I know we’ve been to one of Barcelona’s many coffee shops (like Amsterdam, but sneaky) and we’re on out way to a free reggae ‘festival’ up, up, and up.
That time we accidentally crashed a wedding in Sri Lanka and ended up being part of the band; singing ‘Sweet Home Albama’ at full passionate volume.
As it’s Thursday (throwback Thursday) I thought I’d show my traveling story through the pictures I’ve taken of animals.
As a vegan, I love all animals (except ants, I’m sorry. I am terrified of ants) and anywhere I’ve been I’ve always been drawn to taking gratuitous pictures of animals. It was super hard to choose, but I managed to whittle this list down to my favourites:
I did it! I left the country! For the first time in foreeeeveeer! (okay a year and half feels like forever). Aaaand yes, it was a trip I can’t really afford and yes, it was a present for Gigi that was also a present for me, and YES, it was my favourite spontaneous decision of […]
Give me sleepy, slow moments
and half-murmured conversations
about nothing important,
but everything worth saying
I long for that constant image
around, and around
in my mind, almost like
a memory that won’t let go.