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December is here

After a semester of randomness, fluctuating beliefs and occasional spontaneity, I am finally heading home to India for a (hopefully) predictable December. A winter of cold weather, chilly rose fragrance, warm blankets and hot samosas. The perfect time to lie couched at the foot of the Himalayan expanse and gaze at the infinite greens and blues, sprawl under the warm winter sun, read delectable stories of another land, breathe in the aroma of home-cooked food, befriend temptation. It’s finally snowing on my blog; a happy start to my late December.

Violet hill, Coldplay, is the song of the hour. Winter tidings to all πŸ˜€

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Hello! I'm Shivya. 7+ years ago, I quit my full-time corporate job and started travelling the world. I gave up my home, sold most of my possessions and embraced the life of a digital nomad. I'm passionate about sustainable tourism, offbeat destinations, solo travel and veganism. If you enjoyed reading this blog post, leave me a comment and let me know. You can also buy a copy of my bestselling book, The Shooting Star. Thanks for joining my adventures virtually! Connect with me on Instagram/Twitter @shivya.

10 Comments

  1. Happy winter! πŸ™‚
    May you squeeze all the warmth of blissful moments from the last month of the calender!

  2. Happy winters. I missed winters in the last four years. Now I am finally enjoying it too. πŸ™‚

  3. Welcome back home πŸ™‚ And the things you mention…”The perfect time to lie …” , well I wanna take a break too now n befriend temptation πŸ™‚

  4. @ Varun: Thanks πŸ™‚

    @ VC: Thankies. I’m in Delhi for the time being πŸ™‚

    @ saadil: Sure trying to do that. Happy winters to you too!

    @ amit: Glad you are. It’s a great season!

    @ Nikhil: Ah yes. Now I feel like having fun, but oh the laziness πŸ™‚

    @ Dinesh Babu: Yeah, don’t even get me started about the food πŸ˜‰

    @ Jayesh: I hope you did!

    @ Pranav: Haha, well, don’t think I need to answer that :p

    @ shaaakspsyco: Yeah, very green πŸ™‚

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