17 days from today we’ll be high up in the sky, en-rounte to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
We’re so excited!
…but some how our nerves have set in and are clouding those previoulsy overwhelmingly excited feelings.
Instead of focusing on the things we’re looking forward to, and the things we ‘can’t wait’ to experience; we’re more focused on how little time we have left to get things done and to organise things and the people and things we will miss.
We’re not being negative; it’s just that naturally, a mild form of panic has started to set in.
Buried under this fog of uncertainty, is the realisation that in 17 days, our lives are to change completely.
11 more days left of work at our work place.
…Then that’s it.
1 more week left of living in our cosy share house in Little Asia.
…1 more week until we have to move out!…
…1 more week left sleeping in our most adored, comfortable bed!
…1 more week until we are back living at our parents’ homes.
16 more days of ‘normality’ and comfort zones.
…English speaking people.
…Our own home/space.
…Understanding the local customs
16 more days of Winter before and “endless summer.”
16 more days of personal comfort.
…Fluffy Towels and fresh clean sheets.
…Wardrobes full of clothing.
…A kitchen to cook in whenever we choose.
16 more days of convenience.
…Knowledge of our surroundings.
…Being able to access/buy whatever we need/want.
. …Living in a technologically advanced society.
…A steady income.
…No need to carry all personal belonging with us at all times.
17 days until we’re in Asia.
…Fulfiling our travel
…Experiencing new and different things.
…Pushing our comfort zones
…Meeting new people and making new friends
…Trying new things
…Sweating in the heat.
…Eating incredibly foods.
…Educating ourselves about our world.
…Living out of back packs and on a tight budget.
We’re nervous and overwhelmed about the big changes that are happening so soon, but, above all; we want this – we’ve worked and dreamed and planned for it, and it’s almost here.