- November 3, 2014
Today marks my blog’s one year anniversary and I thought I’d share some thoughts with you… They say it’s the journey that matters and not the destination, which is a good thing because I’m still trying to figure out where I’m going. A year ago when I started this blog I didn’t have the slightest idea about blogging, knew very little about social media and even less about what’s involved in launching a blog. All I knew was that I love to travel and tell stories and even more than the first two, I love photography.
After each trip we took, eager family members and friends would gather happily to our place to see pictures and listen to our travel stories. They seemed pretty entertained and were always saying that my slide shows made them feel like they have traveled to these places already. This encouraged me to work hard for these gatherings, but after all was said and “showed”, my pictures would get buried in my computer and my stories quickly forgotten.
So one day I decided to start writing about my travels and this is how this blog came about. My main goal was to find a place for my stories and photographs that could be discovered by people who love to travel. I thought that if I could inspire just one single person, it would still be worth it. But in reality, no matter how selfish it sounds, we all write to make a name for ourselves. Like George Orwell once said: “we write out of sheer egoism and the desire to seem clever, to be talked about, to be remembered after death.” Continue Reading