Oh, Oaxaca, You’re Food to My Soul

Inspirational

 

After eight months of residing in the buzzing town of Sayulita, Puerto Escondido in the state of Oaxaca (Mexico) is food to my soul. As I walk along the beach, I feel my shoulders slowly relax and I can breathe again. There’s nothing but a deafening silence. A far away ocean swell. My drifting thoughts. I see fishermen, surfers. Dogs wandering around a stretch of golden sand. A lonely jogger. A deserted lifeguard tower. I instantly know why I came here, why life had taken me by the hand and gently guided me here. Keep reading

The World as our Classroom

World-schooling
Vagabonding family

World-citizens

Wherever we go, we are looked at in wonder. The children an exotic mix of Caribbean, Asian & European roots. Happy, smiling faces with heads full of bouncing curls. Their skin tanned. Their clothing casual. They could easily be local, yet there’s something different about them, something different about us. Keep reading

It is time to pack up and move! In a few weeks our nomadic family will cross land and ocean again, off to new adventures. Thailand, here we come! <3 ...

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After two years of traveling we arrived in the Mexican Caribbean. Quite the shock, I may say. Instead of local fruitstands there is Walmart. Instead of broke but handsome surfers wearing loose shorts, there's bronzed and oiled up men wearing speedos and golden watches. Instead of casually wandering into PachaMama shop, I get refused into a store because of my bare feet. Instead of waves there's ripples. But how thankful I am for this journey, for my girls, for my friends, and all the love going around! <3 ...

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And so the journey continues. After a thirteen hour bus ride we finally arrived in San Cristobal de las Casas. Such lovely change of scenery! ...

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Man oh man, Puerto Escondido's Big Wave Challenge was on fire today!

The last few weeks I started to wonder why I was here. I worked my butt off just to get good on the table. I couldn't find the time to surf. And I was tired. Then days like today make me feel alive, and confident of the journey I am on. Massive waves, impressive men who fear less, and beautiful vibes. What else could a woman ask for? <3
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