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... in Boulder.
I am going to take care for 3 wonderfull boys in the age of 6, 5 and 2 years old. I can't wait to meet this hostfamily and to start working for them.
But first I will catch the plane in Dusseldorf and fly to NYC!
In NYC I will stay for about 4 days and have some introduction and information about the whole Au Pair thing. And after those 4 days I am flying ...
... to glance in their direction and they are over. I love the way that serving alcohol from cafes is no big deal. Picture folks at the Bean Tree, at 10am, having a glass of beer or wine; so civilized. Although the Euro exchange rate is knocking me around a little, comparatively, food and drinks etc are quite cheap. We do live in the best country on the planet, but, we pay for it.
And remember.............."We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us." Anonymous
Joining the weekend commuters, I climb onto a train Friday after work. Bags in hand, I can barely contain my excitement; I am bound for Maastricht in the Netherlands.
An hour later I am in a completely different place. If possible there are more bikes than in Flanders and I'm constantly leaping out of cyclists way.
The city is beautiful and has a ridiculously long history. I had no ...
Today we set off from the Linssen Yachts base in Maasbracht heading south. We started in sun but the weather very quickly turned "proper Cornish" - horizontal rain with a touch of sleet! Everything went very smoothly for Captain Martin - watch the video! First lock - 150 yards long - nobody else around - good news for first time out. Then ...
... for them ever since.
Only a couple of weeks ago I got informed about a volunteer position onboard the Africa Mercy, i.e. as a Media Liaison Officer. After having discussed this situation with my current employer, I decided to go for it! After the selection procedure, I got the official letter of acceptance: I would serve on the Africa Mercy from Jan - June. A new year, a new adventure!
I only had one month to get everything sorted ...