8th of July

Into the Unknown

For the past 3 years or so I have been having this idea in the back of my mind of trying something else than the comfortable life of being employed 9-17, having a steady income, and 6 weeks of annual vacation (yes – the luxury of being a dane!). Back in the end of 2009 I decided to conduct an experiment – to travel on my own for three months (Russia, Nepal and India), to see how I would enjoy traveling for an extended time period. And I have to say that I absolutely loved it!
Photograph by Julian Bialowas
Photograph by Julian Bialowas

So now the decision have finally been made. I want to live the dream! So I will be traveling for an undefined time period. Just go, and roam until either I get enough (is that even possible?), or run out of cash.
So I let my company know that I will resign employment per 31st of August. I will stop renting my room with Dorthe and Dennis (two lovely people, whom I will miss a lot!), and whatever few belongings I have not either sold or donated to charity
will be stored away with friends and family. The journey starts in Nepal with 2 months of hiking with my tiny guide and friend – Ratna (first time ever that I bought a one way ticket that far).

Initial plan is to travel Nepal in September and October, and then go to Bangladesh in November to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr with my crazy friend Zubayer.
After that I am pretty sure I will go to India for a while as I never travelled much in north india – and after that I have no plans – but I hear that there is supposed to be a lot of countries in Asia 🙂

Needless to say – I am pretty excited!

“Nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.”
– Christopher McCandless

Categories:  Travel
  • Such cool plans mig.. i would only say love u and wishing u a very colorful time wherever u go. I ll be in touch

  • I really envy your courage!!!
    Have a nice a safe travel, enjoy the culture, the multiple food experiences and the great people that you will meet during the trip!

  • Caroline og Erik Krzton Jul 19, 2011 at 7:12 pm

    Have a fantastic trip Michael… We look forward to see the pictures from your journey…
    the Krzton family:-)

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