10 days, 22,000 km, and 6 countries later I am in Zambia diving back into my work routine. As promised in a previous post I would elaborate on my new year and what really went down. Well, as much as I am able to express myself about it. Because it was quite the journey and … More Explosive start to my New Year
So yesterday got to go on another night time wreck dive here in Djibouti. The sea was the calmest in 5 years according to our resident diving instructor. The Dive itself was just as amazing just as the first time. I have a more detailed post on the previous dive here: https://kamakawida.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/one-of-the-best-dives-i-have-ever-been-on/ We also had … More Yesterdays Night Dive.
I don’t know how many of you get the same feeling I do when I hear any track by my favorite band since childhood. This sense of easy and elation combined rushes through my body and I somehow seem to forget all the craziness of this world. I instantly start thinking about my amazing family … More Some tracks by my all-time favorite band.
I have a few posts with some other tracks from Hozier but these are ones that I just discovered. Some of them may be a bit older but nevertheless really good. There is definitely something legitimate and real about his music.
Yesterday was the last dive of my Advanced Open Water course. It was a single night dive at an old massive (150m) ship wreck roughly 20 minutes outside of Djibouti port by speedboat. We were a total of 8 persons (2 crew, dive instructor and the rest divers). We departed at 17:45 just as the … More One of the best Dives I have ever been on.
Today Kamakawida has achieved a total of 400 posts in just over a year (1 post a day is still a reality)! It is funny how time flies by so fast, it seems only like yesterday when I was writing my first nervous blog-post. And today I’m typing with confidence and conviction. So far the … More 400th Post!
I think I heard of this duo a while ago but didn’t pay much notice to them for some reason. However today I happened to randomly stumble on their latest cover. All I can say is that I’m really happy I did because they really know how to sing and harmonize. Great song!
His name is Wesseh Freeman, he’s a self-taught singer and composer from Monrovia (Liberia). Wesseh is blind and plays music in the streets to make a living. He made his “guitar” himself out an oil can. What an inspiration!
Here is a short video (6 minutes) of her accepting the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards. In her speech she emphasizes the importance of artists alike keeping their integrity in the face of big corporations and capitalism. Saying that social change starts commonly from … More Ursula Le Guin, what an inspiring and insightful human being!
I am over the moon today as I realized I have reached a total of 100 followers. Honestly it made my day and therefore I want to thank each one of you from the very bottom of my heart for this. I’m not very fussy about numbers and followers usually, especially on this blog as … More 100 Follower’s!