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The End of the Road

But hopefully not for long...


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This is it, Monday 2nd of June, the end of the road, the end of the trip, the end of all things... Well maybe not of all things but it feels a bit strange nevertheless to consider the idea of going back to France and dropping my bag in a place for the last time (or at least for a little while).

But in a way I am quite looking forward to see again family and friends, even if we have been more or less in contact throughout the year. And also looking forward to eat some good food and not to have to pack my bag every other day. To be honest I also need to rest a bit as since my return from the last trek I got quite sick in Kathmandu, probably due to the fact that I had pushed my body a lot recently. So instead of enjoying the last moments of my trip, I had to spend the last week in a no-energy state and with painkillers. Nothing serious fortunately (well I hope not!) but just the kind of thing that stops you to do anything. But at least I could make some progress on the blog!

I will also update the blog title as I did not make that round trip around the world in 365 days but rather in 370 days. And I did it in the opposite direction than the one Phileas Fogg took, so I actually also lost one day by doing so...

I also wanted to thank everybody, starting by my parents who supported me for this trip instead of telling me that I was crazy and that I should better spend my money in a mortgage and start thinking as an adult. Then all my friends back home and in England and of course all the wonderful people I have met during this year. It's hard to know how many of these friendships will survive the next months/years but I promise I will give it a try. Without all of you this whole trip would not have been the same for sure so thanks for that!

Right now I have very few ideas about how my immediate future will be, nor where I will end up but once thing is sure, once the travel bug bites you, I guess it is a recurrent disease so watch this blog space for new adventures and keep some space on your couch, you never know who could knock on your door! :)

Ciao!

Quote from Hans Christian Andersen

Quote from Hans Christian Andersen

Posted by manolo84 02:09 Archived in France Tagged english reviews Comments (6)

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