The tracks leading into Birkenau Camp.
Europe, headspace, Poland, ye olde worlde

Auschwitz & Birkenau

Bec / 21/03/2016

I would find it very hard to believe if someone told me they had never heard of Auschwitz-Birkenau. With my high school history lessons stashed in the deep recesses of my mind, I knew I had to steel myself for the experience of visiting here, though I couldn’t have realised…

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Europe, headspace, UK

thinking too much

Bec / 17/03/2014

I know travel changes a person. Your perspective, core values, independence, sense of purpose, confidence and passions all develop rapidly when constantly tested and re-evaluated through enduring the non-routine life on the road. Had someone told me, as I embarked on my big adventure, that I wouldn’t end up back…

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Bolivia, headspace, South America

panic in Potosi

Bec / 27/06/2013

Potosi was not kind to me. Sitting at an altitude of 4060mtrs, the mining city took my breath away, and not in a good way. The temperature also dropped and wind picked up, whistling through the narrow streets to slap us in the face. I would recommend against staying at…

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