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Up in the Air

I sit staring out the aeroplane window sipping on a cup of rooibos tea, and all I see it blue… blue skies met by the blue sea; a sight I haven’t seen in ages.

Travel is one of the few things that excites my everything, right up there with peanut butter ice cream, wearing a new pair of heels and spending time with those close to my heart. And as I sit on this ten hour long flight, etching closer and closer to my destination, a lot is going through my mind.

How much ground we’ve covered, what time my next [connecting] flight is, trying to work out the time difference, whether I practiced my Spanish enough to get me by *sigh*… things I need to get through before all the fun beginnings; though thoughts of what lies ahead creep in now and then.

Seeing how people live and do things is what I love discovering most, like learning what the eat, drink and a bit about their history, how they dress, shop and get around (transportation), what they do for fun, etc. Soaking all that up, puts a lot into perspective for me, especially when travelling to developing countries, it’s made realise we don’t necessarily have it as bad as we think and look at things an a more appreciative light.

I don’t know what awaits me where I am headed, cause the thrilling part with these developing countries is how we don’t often see visuals of what the everyday life looks like in the media. So as this plane floats closer and closer to South America, I get more and more excited!
Any ideas on where I may be going?

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Through Shaded Eyes (TSE) is the brainchild of Tokelo Motsepe. A retail buyer and digital strategist with an addiction to blogging, this blog is a platform for my style, life and love for fashion to be shared. What started as an escape from the hustle and bustle of the world, has now become a place to let out my passion for fashion & writing, in-between time spent at work, traveling, or doing everything else life throws at me… it has become a form of expression and I hope it can inspire and encourage you to also share!


      • Bene Bakes says

        Haha probably the three Spanish-speaking countries I’d wanna visit if I were that side.
        Or or ya going back to Brazil?
        See, I added a fourth. 😝

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  1. samantha-jane says

    Spanish is the official language in a few of the South American countries. Developing countries? I think you going to Chile? or Venezuela:)

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