One Year
Life

One Year

It’s round about a year ago that we left for the other side of the world, my brother and I. It’s a year ago that our parents put us on an airplane from Amsterdam to Kathmandu, after which four other countries followed. A year flew by. It is incredible how much happens in just 365 … Continue reading

The Plan
The Universe

The Plan

The Plan was to start our language course on Monday. After that, we would go to Chitwan National Park to work in the vegetable garden of RCDP’s orphanage for four weeks (or something). Before Christmas we would start to conquer Mount Everest. Well… Base camp anyway. But as you might have guessed, The Plan Has … Continue reading

Oh Brother
Life

Oh Brother

On Saturday, I suddenly became violently sick. It was quite an unpleasant experience. Mainly because of its unexpectedness. I wasn’t drunk, I didn’t have food poisoning, nor was I ill. It came and left, and life as I knew it continued. Or, more precisely, life as I had been planning it for about a year … Continue reading