What to do, what to do!
How can I be a travel writer and stay at home? What will you do? (NZ goes into shutdown in 2 days)
Well, the first few days in, and all is well. In fact, I have just made a coffee date for in a few days – my neighbour and I will make our own coffee, sit on our respective balconies, and talk over the fence. I’m sure we can make that a regular occurrence.
However, a trip to China – a river cruise on the Yangtze River has been cancelled, and the Rainforest World Music Festival which I love to attend (in Kuching Borneo) has been postponed until further notice.
So, what is a travel writer to do, well, actually what I can do is go over all my old notebooks and photos and tell you about some of my past travels -actually, some of which I haven’t even written. Others I would have written about parts of it, but there is still way more – so, lots of virtual travel still coming your way from me :-).
So a few more stories from my last travels and Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
Are there any topics about travel, in general, you would like me to cover? I’ve been travelling solo for a long time and specifically since 1995 so have a lot to share.
In the meantime, I have to adjust to being mainly confined to my apartment. Luckily, I have a big view and a balcony where I grow flowers and veg. I have lots of gratitude :):):)
I’m also sprouting beans, creating nice dishes for my dinner, keeping in contact with friends via the Internet and phone and not living all day and my PJ’s – I’ve already been caught once on a video call!
I’ve also decided to use my travel medication boxes on a weekly basis, as without my normal routine I think I could very easily forget them.
Of course, I will also be reading copiously, and maybe even lying down and be ‘read’ audiobooks 😊
If you need some e-books perhaps you’d like to check these free books (below) out while most of us are confined at home.
7 thoughts on “Covid-19 and the travel writer!”
Hang in there Heather this time in a few years will just be a memory. Love the photos of your travels Pauline .
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You are a seasoned traveler in my eyes since I’ve never been out of the US except for Canada. My daughter and I took a trip to Washington DC for her senior year. We rode the subway – just the two of us. What an adventure! I’m glad you get to enjoy your family and hope your travels are all safe with a sense of adventure. 🙂Pegasus uçak bileti
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Have you read my travel memoir … Naked in Budapest: travels with a passionate nomad … now free as an ebook on Amazon. You’d enjoy it😘😘
Hang in there Heather.
Nice, encouraging post Heather. It is very difficult to give up something you love for such a long period. It’s yoga classes for me. Thank heavens we have the internet. Good suggestion to use your travel medicine boxes. It is going to be hard keeping track of the days as they pass.
thanks, Marilee … can you join online yoga classess? I hope so
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