It is a true bliss to be away from the European weather wintertime. Even more so when knowing that I do not have to return, and will probably not do so for a couple of years. New adventures are laid in front of me. West Africa today.. who knows where we'll end up tomorrow.
Just one of my favorite quotes from Shantaram:
“For this is what we do. Put one foot forward and then the other. Lift our eyes to the snarl and smile of the world once more. Think. Act. feel. Add our little consequence to the tides of good and evil that flood and drain the world. Drag our shadowed crosses into the hope of another night. Push our brave hearts into the promise of a new day. With love: the passionate search for truth other than our own. With longing: the pure, ineffable yearning to be saved. For so long as fate keeps waiting, we live on.“ - Gregory David Roberts