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Stories of the places we see and the people we meet.

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Albania, Discovering Wonderland (Part 3)

Albania, Discovering Wonderland (Part 3)

The First Tourists As I wrote in part 2 of our Albania story I have a bad case of expectations. I try to figure out how my life, my week, my day will go and fail immensely at that task. Our time in Theth was no different. When we last met we were on the way to...

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Albania, Discovering Wonderland (Part 2)

Albania, Discovering Wonderland (Part 2)

I suffer from expectations. While I don’t think it’s a rare disease I’m afraid I have a pretty bad case and there are precious few situations where my imagination doesn’t run away from me at such a fearless pace that, for a moment, I believe it won’t ever return....

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How To Be Lonely

How To Be Lonely

These are strange times, where loneliness is just an isolated day away — how can we handle it?

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How To Be Lonely

Why I’m Not Publishing Anything

If you’re clicking around this website you might find there isn’t a lot to read here — you’re right. It’s because I’m afraid of you and it’s high time that stops.

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The Biggest Smile We’ve Ever Seen

The Biggest Smile We’ve Ever Seen

I stand waiting near the bathroom. It’s not the bathroom I’m waiting for, I don’t even think they’re occupied. I’m waiting for Nick. Standing near the bathroom doesn’t make it look like I’m waiting for Nick. If people knew, they might force me to talk with him, and...

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Hello there! We are Ellis and Martijn and we’re traveling the world on our never-ending honeymoon. To keep ourselves busy we help charities for free and write about it on this website. Feel free to look around.

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