I did not realize that 3 years passed since the last time I wrote on this blog. I always have so many ideas to write about, and never the discipline to do so, and I am always hopeful that something will change, but what I have come to realize is that the only thing that needs to change are my priorities. That is why I cannot promise I will write more often, as I am not sure I am ready to do that. However, I needed to write about Barcelona. I felt like I owe this post to the city that owns my heart for almost a decade now.
India is the land of many contrasts – the phrase I kept on hearing the moment I bought my ticket to this extraordinary country. My family was worried I would die from some sort of infection or a mosquito bite, my friends kept on admiring my adventurous spirit and me… Well I didn’t really see anything adventurous about this fact. For I wasn’t going to be there alone, and I knew deep in my heart that nothing bad would happen… I was just excited to see an old friend, and experience his country through his point of view. And so, late August 2013 I hopped on a plane, and after excruciating 24h of flying and waiting at the airports I was finally there. Continue reading
The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page, said St Augustine a long time ago. But it seems that people don’t really understand that. We go through life not realizing how wonderful the world is. I read a blog a few years ago, written by an acquaintance I met in Australia, that was about how much we loose if we do not travel and explore the world. Unfortunately I couldn’t find it now, but if I manage to find it, I will share the link. As for me, I agreed with her views on traveling and with St Augustine’s. Continue reading