Sweet Travel Memories: A Mini Throwback
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Sweet Travel Memories: A Mini Throwback

The trip is over and I’m back home. Realising my days were no longer going to be filled with new experiences and a constant feeling of excitement about pretty much anything wasn’t great. I have had that before, last year after my first ever backpacking trip, so I knew what it felt like to come to the end of the adventure, but this time around it was different: I didn’t go back to gloomy, cold and stressed out Europe. I came back to my place in Vietnam. Yes, it’s cold here as well these days, but I don’t feel fully entitled to complain about the weather knowing I have friends and family that are freezing on their way to work all over Europe. I can take a couple of grey, chilly weeks.

In the meantime, I like to reminisce about my past month while wishing I could go back in time and relive it all and at the same time planning and daydreaming about my next trip.

So, in light of the theme for this week’s photo challenge, I’m here presenting you what keeps me optimistic: photos of landscapes that left me stunned, photos of people that have made me smile, photos of simple moments that I can still remember clearly… In other words, they are all photos that have enclosed unique, dear memories.

How can you not feel inspired to make more of those by looking at how big and silly your smile was in those old pictures?

Snorkelling in Coron, Palawan. Overcoming my fear of fish and the water has been a rewarding achievement to say the least. - January 2016
Snorkelling in Coron, Palawan. Overcoming my fear of fish and the water has been a rewarding achievement to say the least. I love it! – January 2016
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Buyana and I having a blast in a wonderful island near El Nido. – January 2016
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Was exhausted and super sweaty, but couldn’t believe how lucky I was to be in Angkor Wat. – May 2015
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One of the most beautiful sunrises I’ve ever seen, taken in Central Vietnam. – August 2015
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Had just come back from a 5am walk up to the White Buddha statue in Pai, Thailand and there was nobody around. Peaceful morning. – June 2015
Siem Reap, Cambodia
One of my favourite shots ever taken. Siem Reap, Cambodia. – May 2015
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After almost getting a heat stroke while hiking up to the top of the hill, we made it to the top and witness one unique, stunning view. Koh Tao, Thailand. – May 2015
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Experiencing the steepest cable car in the world in Langkawi, Malaysia with the family. – February 2015
Scooter trip Doi Inthanon .
Selfie stop on my first ever trip motorbike trip, around Chiang Mai, Thailand with Nora the biker. – May 2015
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A classic. A view I never get tired of. Singapore – Muscat. – March 2015

What keeps you optimistic about your future?

CB

A photography fanatic without a permanent address that loves to travel and hopes to visit every country in the world. After realising travel comes with new experiences and great discoveries, I decided to turn to blogging and I've been sharing my stories ever since.

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