Up until I set off for my second Workaway, I thought I had it down pact when it came to public transportation. I made my way through Denmark, Amsterdam and Madrid with little to no issues. So why would traveling down to Southern Spain be any different? Well, a lot. That’s the answer I discovered the hard way.
You realize a lot about yourself when traveling solo. How you act in certain situations or react to challenges provides incredible insight to your true self. One insight I gained this past week about myself is that I’m hesitant to ask questions.
After bouncing around from Copenhagen to Amsterdam to Madrid, I am finally settling in at my second Workaway volunteer stay in Conil de la Frontera, Spain!
“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” —Madeleine Albright
Traveling for the first time solo, I wouldn’t necessarily classify myself as a “goner” but I definitely should not have had it as easy as I have. This is all thanks to the kindness of strangers.
Last Saturday concluded my first volunteer experience with Workaway. The previous three weeks spent in Stege, Denmark flew by quicker than I had anticipated. Leading up to my final days, I was extremely antsy to move on to the next chapter of my trip. However, during one of our group meditation sessions, I realized how precious the rest of my time here was and wanted to spend my last days reflecting on my experience. Continue reading “That’s a wrap!”
Pictured here are delicious home made rolls I helped bake at my Workaway stay for an upcoming weekend retreat!
Annie’s Take Away Tuesdays focus on situations I’ve reflected on and lessons learned from throughout my week. See what this week’s Take Away is.
In case you aren’t aware yet from all of the photos I’ve posted of my time in Denmark, it’s pretty cloudy here. Luckily, there were a few days last week where the Sun made a glorious appearance! (Quick shoutout to the Sun, thank you again for gracing us with your presence. Much love.)