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Essence of “yolo”

25 Jul

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ohh..you only live once

Bonjour from Paree! I haven’t posted in aggges due to working 70+ hours a week, months before my holiday, and since leaving in June, have been flat out enjoying this “gap” travel time in Europe.

I don’t even know where to begin.. I have hands down had the time of my life, starting with a 29 day topdeck tour, met friends for life, partied with them as if we’d been best friends forever..and made memories to last me till my nursing home days..so cliche, but so effing true.

here’s a quick snapshot of my favorite memories… I’ll just post photos,and captions..In no particular order..

Bear with the photo quality,all taken with my phone..

Currently in my second month of travel and loving it! This is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself.

xx ciao for now

Overall, one of my favorite memories has  been skydiving over the swiss alps, hung over with a good friend after partying all night with marines,then getting one hour of sleep before getting up…

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a sigh of relief …
(before i puked later)

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getting upto no good

getting upto no good

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meteora

meteora

night out in Switzerland

night out in Switzerland

Dinner on a rooftop in instanbul, blue mosque in the background

Dinner on a rooftop in instanbul, blue mosque in the background

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love valley in cappadoccia

love valley in cappadoccia

hot air ballooning cappadoccia

hot air ballooning cappadoccia

sunset from the Eiffel tower

sunset from the Eiffel tower

billionaire cocktail lounge, monaco

billionaire cocktail lounge, monaco

last night in instanbul

last night in instanbul

gardens in meteora

gardens in meteora

the louvre

the louvre

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louvre panorama

louvre panorama

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nearly getting eaten by a camel

nearly getting eaten by a camel

shooting in Turkey

shooting in Turkey

quad biking in mykonos

quad biking in mykonos

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the basilica cistern ,Istanbul

the basilica cistern ,Istanbul

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Sunrise after “the end of the world”

23 Dec

Aloha!

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I had to work late unfortunately, on the night the world was meant to end.
I went out with work mates when we were done and got to my bfs place say 5am, woke him up and decided to take sunrise photos.
Amazing view !! I’m still getting used to my entry level SLR, my bf bought me a macro zoom lens 70-200 mm or something. Which is what I used to take this photo.
I’m a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to some things, so I kept snapping and adjusting the settings until I was content with the colours, brightness and could see the sun. I didn’t even have to edit this photo because the colours were already that stunningly dreamy. I love that pinkish haze over the horizon, it makes me feel like im watching the sunset in the Caribbean somewhere 😀

Merry Chrsitmas and Happy New Year everyone!

oxxo