I've been here for about 5 days now and I've fallen in love with the food market. There's this open square that is completely empty during the day, but as soon as it gets dark it gets filled with food stands and becomes a food market. Authentic Indonesian cuisine is amazing. I get so full I think I'm going to die every time I go there.

The dive sites around here are nice too. I saw a couple of sharks and turtles yesterday. Definitely won't see that in the water surrounding my hometown.

I really like this place. Let me stay here forever.

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Made a vlog to conclude my week in Padangbai. Enjoy!

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I've been here for three days now. It feels like I've been here for much longer. Things that have happened since my last post:
- My diving course has begun
- I have survived two dives in the ocean
- And during these dives I saw one octopus, two turtles, a cuttlefish, a stingray and lots of fish
- I feel more confident
- I've started to really, really enjoy this trip

I managed to buy tickets to Gili T for a reasonable price. My dive instructor told me that I shouldn't pay more than Rp 350k for tickets. I've seen them being sold for up to Rp 1000000 online. I don't know why I did this but when I was walking around Padangbai today I stopped by a ticket shop. I normally ignore every ticket stand or ticket shop around here because they try to shove tickets down your throat and take all your money. But I stopped. And the guy in there started talking and I thought "why not, I might as well see how much they cost". A few minutes later I was Rp 300k poorer but a ticket to Gili T (and back) richer. Success.

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I am currently in Padang Bai, my first destination. It's 11 o'clock over here and I have already had a yummy fruit salad for breakfast, walked around the town, and visited Blue Lagoon Beach. I'm probably gonna take it easy for the rest of the day. I (finally) bought myself some crisps and a big bottle of water. The scuba diving course starts tomorrow, so I better do my homework. I'm pretty excited.

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Reporting to you from Bangkok. I'm alive and well. I will spend a few hours here before it's time to fly to Bali. It seriously takes about 20 minutes to get from one end of the airport to the other. But it feels nice to finally walk after over 10h on a plane. I'm craving crisps right now but I doubt I'll find any here. I'll just get myself a coffee and a sandwich or something.
Feeling okay.

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I'm currently in Kastrup, Copenhagen Airport. And it's about two hours left before I'm up in the air. I'm way calmer than I thought I'd be. I even managed to eat a sandwich. Damn.
And that's all for now I guess. Wish me luck? I dunno. I hope I'll survive. I can't believe I'm doing this.

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I try to avoid thinking about it, which may seem odd to some. But I suffer from anxiety. And the fact that I'm going to travel to Indonesia (all by myself) scares the living crap out of me. I suck at socializing, taking resposibility, and stuff like that. But I can't stay in my bedroom forever, right? I'm going to throw myself out there, leave my comfort zone. I'm going to explore a new place. I will hopefully find some interesting people that will join me during my journey. That bit kinda worries me. I really hope I'll be able to talk to people. That's not something I'm good at when sober.

Don't let me fool you though. I'm extremely excited (and scared). I'm getting a goddamn tattoo in Ubud! I'm going to get a scuba diving license! I'm (hopefully) going to create the most magical travel vlogs. I'm excited.

I created this blog to be able to write down my experiences, emotions and thoughts. I'm glad to share all of that with you. And I hope you'll enjoy hearing about all I have to say.

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