One of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa, is Paternoster. It is about 145km North of Cape Town and a must visit for any traveler. A few weeks ago I hopped onto a plane one Friday morning for a surprise visit to Cape Town as it was a good friend’s birthday. He had no idea that his brother and I would be coming down and he had no idea that his wife hijacked his birthday weekend plans with friends by organising a massive get together in Paternoster.
Nearly five months after my solo journey I am craving adventure again. If I can take only one thing I have learnt from this year, it will be to stop postponing the things you really want to do. Looking back now, I am so grateful for the experiences and memories made during those two months and I am so excited for the next one.
After finishing my Camino I was left with a week where I did not have anything planned as I did not expect to finish my pilgrimage in 27 days. My initial idea was to just explore Santiago de Compostela, however I quickly realised that Santiago is not a place where you spend an entire week. […]
If you find yourself in Italy wondering where to go next, the Cinque Terre area is definitely a must. I am lucky enough to have a close friend in Lerici and when I initially planned to visit her I had no idea that this area is one of the most famous places in Italy. It […]
It’s has been 27 days of non-stop walking and I am finally in Santiag de Compostela. What an intense month this has been. It has been one of the hardest things I have done in my life and probably one of the most rewarding. It feels like I started so long ago and yet the time has gone so fast.
Cannot believe that I have walked 300 kilometers in the last eleven days. What an intense journey this has been so far. I set out on my Camino with the idea to find time to mediate, read and blog everyday and yet there has been no time to do so as I have been so busy walking. I have come to realise that walking 25 to 30 kilometers a day actually takes time.