After 9 months of a long distance relationship with a beautiful & wonderful human named Rosa, I finally began my journey across the world to be with her. Three flights, long waits in-between and uncertainty never far away. The diary entries contain sad goodbye, unexpected new friendships, total bewilderment, surprising revelations and of course, the eventual promise of a happily ever after. Here is how I got on:
The journey begins. I say goodbye to my family and to my beloved home country and – despite being incredibly nervous – I set out on an adventure to cross the North Atlantic to be with the one I love.
In this volume, I board the first of three planes, endure my first long-haul flight, make some new friends, stress about the complexities of foreign customs declarations and, in the end, land in Mexico.
Feeling like home away from home, no internet connection and hours in which I must keep myself awake after the previous eleven hour flight… I am forced by circumstance to finally process my farewells to my family. And when the emotions settled, a surprising insight dawns.
Fighting the intense need to sleep, getting lost and confused in a poorly designed airport, almost missing my flight and… Finally meeting the love of my life…