The beginning of the year held a lot of promises for me, most of which involved going abroad and traveling. While my plans of going abroad didn’t work out, it didn’t deter me from what I really wanted to do – travel! For me, the thrill of exploring a new place, meeting new people and hearing their stories, and witnessing sights I would otherwise not, is what truly entices me. Robert Louis Stevenson once said “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” I completely agree, for on several occasions, I have found myself excited about a mere flight back home. That moment when the plane picked up speed on the runway, the only thing I felt was my heart pounding faster; it didn’t even matter that I would be in front of a computer screen, starting a new week at work in just a couple of hours.
In keeping with that enthusiasm, here is a glimpse in my 2011 in pictures. Enjoy!