day 3. Today is the first day of my weekend (I take Friday/Saturday weekends at the moment, which I’m loving) and I’ve spent the day preparing for our upcoming house moving, and studying hard to catch up on some assignments due at uni real soon. I’m so thankful right now for the opportunity to be a student – I didn’t appreciate education this much when I was younger, but I do now. Even though it feels like a constant game of catch up to try and complete a Science degree while also working full time (can you believe I’m also working on a book, maintaining my blog and travelling too? I don’t know when I even find time to sleep!) I’m so grateful to have a flexible job that I love, and the time, space, focus, and income to be able to go back to university at the same time and get this education that I treasure. So today I’m thankful for education, knowledge, and learning. Also throwback photo to that time I canoed down the Amazon – a lifelong dream of mine fulfilled
Where are we? We are the blue dot.. a small town called Leticia, one of the most remote towns in the world. Accessible only by air or riverboat, with no connecting roads. We are right at the point where Colombia borders Peru and the Brazilian state of Amazonas. The Amazon river runs through bisecting Colombia from Peru, and the Amazon rainforest surrounds us.
Surreal and amazing way to spend my birthday. Views from the treehouse bed, many stories high in the treetops of the Amazon, with not another person or building in sight. Just us, and a small army of lovely little bats roosting in the eaves. So many sounds, creatures, and amazing nature. Also (surprisingly) even a little phone signal here and there to share my experience.