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MOVING TO AN ISLAND IN THE CARRIBEAN

Hi babes,

It’s been a while, but then I’d have to say, a lot has been going on. 

Yes, it’s official. 


I am Moving to Curacao, a island in the (dutch) caribean, in South America. Kinda crazy, huh? 

So this is how it all happend: 

Back in the beginning of the year, march something, my mum saw a job opening of a job she really liked to do, in Curaçao. My mum asked us what we thought about it and if she should try to apply. We liked the idea, and my mum aplied for the job, even though we never expected this to truly happen. 

And so as my mum appeared to be a good match for the job, we visited the island to see if we would like to actually move there. (Which we did, obviously). 

My parents always had a dream to work abroad, but they always expected it would be for my dad’s job instead of my mums. 
My dad will continue the job he is currently doing, abroad. He works in the container shipping business, so will see how that goes. 

As for me, I’ll continue the same ‘dutch’ schooling as I am currently doing. (4havo for the dutchies). I’ll go to a private Dutch school since I won’t really be able to graduate in ‘papiamento’ (a spanish/ portugese language they speak there besides dutch) in 1,5 year on a local school. I think this also will make it easier for me to connect with others, since those students come and go all the time. 

What do I think about it? Is a question i get asked often. Well, ofcourse i have ‘double’ feelings, on one hand I’ll have to miss all my friends and Family and everything I am used to, but on the other hand I love different cultures and I think you should get out of your comfort zone every once in a while. I think this would be an amazing life experience for me, which will make me grow as a human, as cliché as that may sound. 

Overall I am excited, my parents will go for 3years but I am free to go back in 1,5years, as soon as I have finished high school. And in those 1,5years I’ll go back to visit holland, and my friends and family will go and visit me there. I think the time will adventually fly by. 
We have already bought a house and are currently busy with the entire moving progress etc. We are expected to move around January 15th. 

So, there you have it. 



I’ll continue blogging ofcourse, I actualy think my blog may get more interesting because of this. But keep an eye on my insta & blog and I’ll keep you updated! 

Speak to you soon! 

XOXO

Sophia