Tagged: Blue Period

When I decided to start writing a travel blog, I had a pretty clear idea why, and for what purpose. So after I wrote my blog article for MWSRP, I began Teja on the Horizon with some stories from travels that were fresh in mind, thoughts and poetry that were current, and wrote about sustainability.

But I quickly realised that, while I had entered a new phase in my life, I hadn’t really got to know the new me. I couldn’t seem to get comfortable writing about my recent travelling.

It was as though I had no context. My feet could not find solid ground. And I did not know to whom I was speaking. Or who as. So the stories seemed untethered, and couldn’t be written from my heart.

So I decided to reach back, back into the time when I began to travel again, after my divorce – my ‘Blue Period’. And I discovered that during those travels – not too noteworthy on the outside – I re-made myself.

In writing out those travel stories, I walked that path again, but this time with the reflections of hindsight.

And when my tales reached all the way back to my time in the Maldives, I found that I am now up to speed – with myself.

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Teja on the Horizon blog | personal growth stories | motivational stories | rebirth tales | starting over | healing after divorce

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These are the stories of personal growth through travel, during the Teja Blue Period.

'Growth Through Volunteering in the Western Ghats' article on sustainable travel blog Teja on the Horizon | Earthwatch volunteer expedition | forest trees near Sirsi, Karnataka 16

Growth Through Volunteering in the Western Ghats

My first visit to the exotic subcontinent of India was not in Delhi, nor in Rajasthan, nor anywhere along the well-trodden backpackers trail. It was to Sirsi, in the UNESCO Heritage region of the Western Ghats.  Perhentian Islands and Sirsi:...

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