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''Forget about the rich man's goal. All you need is in your soul.'' - Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Blog Collection

The Blog Collection

Dear Readers, It's been over a year ago that I finished my trip. I am trying to find time and inspiration to write a book, but it is harder than imagined. From time to time I do write something, but never good enough to be able to share it with you. But I did find...

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A New Adventure

A New Adventure

Scroll naar beneden voor Nederlands It has been a while since you heard from me via this way. I have made numerous attempts to pick up the writing of my story but they all failed. Somehow it touches me too deeply to read my diaries and try to put my feelings on paper...

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The magic of the pole

The magic of the pole

During the night from Tuesday going into Wednesday, there was a celebration called Mahashivratri in the Tapovan center in Loenen. During this night, so the Hindus believe, did Shiva, one of the three great gods in Hinduism, marry his wife, Parvati. It is seen as the...

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Finding Faith

Finding Faith

Now that my journey has ended and it is dawning to me that it might take a good while before I will be back on the road again, this website feels a bit useless. Of course, I am still writing my story and do enjoy that, but even about that I have some doubts as to...

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Final Stats

Final Stats

I like figures so I made a short recap of the trip. As you would know by now I traveled from July 3rd till November 9th. So I spend 130 days away from home. Of those 130 days I spend 33 days at complete rest (including the last two days in Istanbul) I walked 78 days...

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The future of trekkingthomas.com

The future of trekkingthomas.com

''Tell me about your trip! How was it? Did you get from it what you wanted? What is your best experience? What country surprised you the most? Did you ever experience anything negative? How was it to be alone all this time? Tell me about the people you met! Were you...

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What did it bring?

What did it bring?

The most asked question so far is: ‘’Did the trip bring you what you expected?’’ This is an interesting question to answer since it forces me to think about my expectations. When I set out, I came up with four reasons. The first one was love (or the lack of it). I had...

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Istanbul

I know you are all anxious to hear about my arrival on Taksim square. How did it feel? What did I think? Did I get from it what I expected? I do not know the answers on all of these questions yet, but let me try. Its temting to start at the Turkish border, Monday. It...

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