Three months after the accident the doctor has said I am good to go. Do everything again, but listen to my body, calm, with baby steps. A day later, I found myself in the pool doing my first freestyle strokes! Boy, Continue Reading
The alarm clock went off super early, I made a mistake the night before. So nervous! Tried to sleep a bit more, but I was already awake. The day of the triathlon! It all felt like it wasn’t real. Good that Continue Reading
It was time. The ‘big training day’ is what we were now calling it. We were in the middle of Russia, nobody spoke good English, but thank goodness for Michiel’s new found friend, who made finding Continue Reading
Open water. Something that isn’t in our training plan often…YET! Michiel has been working hard on his technique, and training in the pool, but part of this stage of training is to get confident in the Continue Reading
Phuket is known for its idyllic islands. It is actually a large island itself, with a crossing onto the mainland in the North. We wanted to see a smaller island off the coast, because, well, we were here. But, you Continue Reading
Aย once in a lifetime experience, to swim with dolphins. Something most people only do with dolphins in captivity. I have dreamt about swimming with them since I was a little girl, I have watched every dolphin Continue Reading
New Zealand Travel


A great place to stay as a base if you want to explore the north of the south, just an hour from Abel Tasman, and less backpackers, if that’s not your thing. They have a few good places for swimming and gym Continue Reading