Here I am back at HKIA. It’s been a good 6/7 weeks of chilling in Taiwan. Come to think of it, I really didn’t do much. And that’s okay. I didn’t want to do much to be honest. I spent a lot of time with old friends, new friends, long time no see friends, childhood friends, high school friends… There were days of searching for good food and nights of endless conversations about everything ranging from what’s been happening in our lives to politics, gossip, feelings, dreams, relationships… It’s so interesting how we all grow into the unique individuals we are now. How I will miss these conversations with you all, just as I miss the conversations with my friends in South Africa. While Taiwan is not my favourite country I have visited so far, it definitely has many qualities worth further visits in the future. I want to come back to visit the little islands surrounding the main island. I want to take the chill train and circle around the whole country. I want to climb its highest mountain and shout at the top of my voice. I want to visit all its little tea shops. I want to go mingle with the aboriginal people. I want to go scuba diving and appreciate its beautiful coral and topography. So much to do, so little time.As my journey goes on, I continue to learn things about myself. Qualities I love, attributes I would like to change, issues I need to continue to work on. But there has been progress and more self awareness, that much I can say and I’m grateful to all those who crossed my paths that made it possible. I must confess though, sometimes I get tired. I miss having a home. I hate packing and unpacking, and packing again after awhile. I hate airline regulations on baggage allowance (though it seems I’m getting rid of some baggage, both literally and figuratively speaking, after each place I go). Sometimes I want someone to go home to , sometimes I want someone to share my experiences with, just sometimes… I’m not complaining! I’m just saying (self note: I need to do this now for a better future for myself.) Next stop: Beijing, China. My “husband” already planned a list of activities for us to do, so I imagine it will be a fun-filled exciting adventure ahead!