The first lunch

Back home, I started unpacking, leaving my mom a heap of clothes to wash and starting so sort things for round two. I will change some clothes, as after seven months there is some stuff that I really can’t see anymore, and take new things that I deposited at my parents place. I went through […] Read More

Merry Christmas from Santiago

My last day in Santiago was Navidad. The city was much more quiet – a lot of coffee shops and restaurants already closed during the day. Yesterday I did some last minutes Xmas shopping with Sebastian, he took me to an area full of old warehouses or markets, with little stalls where people were looking […] Read More

Last day in BsAs

So, it’s the last day in Buenos Aires and I have a whole schedule to meet people and say good-bye (for now). I lost a couple of days due to my cold, but I’m already packed, and I’m glad I get to see almost everyone one more time. I had dinner with Matías on Monday […] Read More

Moving out, and on

Finally, the day of the move. I was really nervous beforehand. Thank God I took Friday off, I would never have made it otherwise. The wrapping and sorting and packing took more time than I thought, but it all went well, and on Saturday morning, when my moving company showed up, I was ready. It […] Read More

D-6 before my move

Ok, I’m starting to get stressed… It’s 6 days before my move, and even though I’d say 95% is packed and boxed, I’m starting to stress out… The to-do-list in my head is so long, I don’t know where to start… I’ll move on Saturday 21 September, bringing my couch and a few other things […] Read More

Me and the 40 boxes

My good friend Sven offered me to store 40 boxes in his garage basement. Something I’m really thankful for! Since I started packing a couple of weeks back, the 40-boxes-limit has been a fixture in my life. Countless times I have estimated and extrapolated my belongings… will I make the 40 boxes? With each box […] Read More