2016 was a year of firsts for me. I went backpacking alone for the first time. Went to Spanish school, had my first ‘girls trip’ to Croatia and negotiated myself terms in a new role at my old company.
2017 is set to be a very exciting year as I pack my bags and head back to explore South and Central America with what I hope will be a lot of firsts and new experiences along the way.
I was lucky enough to welcome in the New Year with my beautiful family who all organised to come together for a few days and spend some quality time together before I set off again.
I’ve been hearing a lot lately that life is made up of moments, and one moment that stood out to me this New Years was when my 4 year old niece asked us all to cheers her grandad and grandad GG (great-grandad) and “all our family and friends in heaven.” It was one of those beautifully humbling moments when someone you spend time teaching and answering countless questions for (no I don’t know why the sky is blue) manages to teach you something about appreciating the moment you’re in and the people that are there to spend it with you.