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So wake me up when it's all over...

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I have finally arrived! I am beginning my journey here in Amsterdam, and it is AMAZING. The city is absolutely gorgeous, with a beautiful waterway connecting the city to nature. As I walk along the Dutch canal, I see the exquisite houses from hundreds of years ago shaping the town. Every European city has its own charm, and Amsterdam is no exception. Today I went to the extensive Van Gogh museum, and saw hundreds of his paintings. Learning the history of his art and life was fascinating, and I loved seeing his famous Bedroom painting, along with many others. To finish off the day, I went to the "Heineken Experience". This elaborate tour of the original Heineken brewery, straight out of Amsterdam, was incredibly fun and informative. I am beginning my yoga project in doing poses at different spots around the city! It has been super fun to try this out in a different country. I am curious of what the perspective of meditation and yoga here is. Amsterdam is known to be a very l…

And I'm Off!

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Tomorrow is THE DAY. I am heading to Europe to experience everything I have prepared myself for for months...Not to mention everything I have not prepared myself for. Today is the final day to get everything done: the final pack, the final purchases, and the last day I have to emotionally prepare myself for this trip!
My journey will begin in Amsterdam. I will be exploring for a few days there (how fitting after just watching The Fault in Our Stars). I suspect I will be listening to a lot of Ansel Elgort's music, specifically "Home Alone", as his acting in Baby Driver was phenomenal and I am just getting into his style of music. Other than that, I will be playing quite a bit of Logic and Kendrick Lamar to start off the trip. These artists along with Big Gigantic are my favorites for pump up music right now, and I cannot wait to see how my experiences will pair with my favorite tunes. Different adventures call for different genres, and the music I listen to will shape my …