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Here you’ll find Diary Entries from my Travels, Letter Exchanges with Loved ones and Ponderings on Humanity

South America Diaries

Telling – Trigger Warning

Trigger warning: explicit descriptions of rape and sexual assault Here I am today, as you’re reading this, and trapped in time on the internet. I’m currently 24, wearing a black T-shirt that reads ‘Strong Female Lead’ and writing to unknown minds about something that happened on this day, four weeks ago. It began on aContinue reading “Telling – Trigger Warning”

Sailing Lunulata

Sailing Lunulata It’s been seven daysof sun and laughtersailing Lunulata.The wind blew us through daysof silky waters,sticky heatand vineyard quilted islands. With each new anchoragecame a new underwater scene.Some sandy seabeds eight metres below;others harbouring rocksalive with urchinsand starfish pasted to the ridges.We listen to our breathas we snorkel through turquoise watersand laze in hammockstoContinue reading “Sailing Lunulata”

Salento, Colombia

22nd October 2019 This is Salento, the coffee region of Colombia. It’s a small, colourful town surrounded by rich countryside. It feels like an old wild western, with dusty taverns, wooden swinging doors and locals wearing crisp cowboy hats as they ride their horses through the square. I spent this week at a beautiful hostel,Continue reading “Salento, Colombia”

Deeper in Tayrona, Colombia

9th October 2019 I am in the jungle; deep inside the leafy, humid, creepy-crawly mass that is the Sierra Nevada. A few days ago, I trekked for two hours through the heat of the day with all my belongings on my back, continuously uncertain that I was even heading in the right direction. Twice IContinue reading “Deeper in Tayrona, Colombia”

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