I had just arrived home after a year in Canada. I had a bad case of Fernweh. That’s how I came to travel to Amsterdam to meet a friend. And, because I was adventurous back then, I decided to stay at Amsterdams Urban Campsite, where you sleep in artwork. I booked that thru AirBnB. And I took the train there.
It was 2015. I just had returned from Amsterdam. (I’ll also write about that story, don’t worry.) My family and I had planned one last trip together. As a family. My brother wasn’t able to make it. Because of school. The only upside to this was that I had my own room at the hotel.
I’ve always been scared of heights. I also never liked roller coasters. So you probably can imagine that a flying roller coaster would be overkill for me. But I’ve never actually had flight fright. And I also always wanted to ride a helicopter.
I took this picture back in 2015 when I visited a good friend that I had met back in Canada, and who lived in Utrecht at the time, to celebrate New Years in Amsterdam. It was also the first time I traveled with my then new DSLR.