It’s me again!


With 1 ferry, 1 airport hotel, 3 flights,

a snowy welcome home,

5 loads of laundry,

2 jet-lagged mornings of being fully awake at 3am,

and 1 workday behind me

I am finally starting to wrap my mind around the fact that we are home!

Vacations are weird because sometimes you are not able to fully understand what you got to experience and see until you are home, where the contrast between your vacation and your life is so much more in your face!

It is an understatement to say that we had an incredible time! Derek and I talked a lot on our trip about how travelling and various life experiences add so much to the way you perceive life.  As I sit here today I feel so much richer in life experiences than I did a month ago. There is no limit to how much you can experience (and it does not need to be on the other side of the world). Every time you step outside of your bubble you add to your life view. And that is beautiful.

Sorry for the psychobabble, but my head is still spinning!

I have one question for you though:  How on earth do you show off a nice tan when winter forces you to be covered from head to toe???

PS. It’s nice to be back

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  • Dani
    January 3, 2020

    Welcome home! Gorgeous photos, especially the one of the monks, would love to hear more about that!

  • Morgan
    January 4, 2020

    Will we hear more about your trip this weekend???????

  • Angela
    January 5, 2020

    So glad to hear you had a nice trip! 🙂 Your pictures look wonderful. And yes it does suck to have to cover up a nice golden tan after a trip! That’s how I felt last March after our trip to FL.

  • Ashley
    January 6, 2020

    So glad you made it back safe + sound. Looks and sounds like an amazing trip. I hope we can get some traveling in in the next few years!! <3

  • Sarah
    January 6, 2020

    Glad you’re back, I missed your posts! Can’t wait to hear all about the trip. I agree with you on the perception of life. I find that even little things change mine, like turning left instead of right on my usual running route, or exploring the city in a new way.

  • Toronto Girl West
    January 6, 2020

    Welcome back!!!! 🙂
    It looks like you had an AMAZING time! I can’t wait to hear all about it!!!