I am sitting on a plane flying to Amsterdam as I type this post. I sit next to a window and can see that the sun is starting to come up on the horizon; there really isn’t much that compares to a sunrise on an airplane. That said, there’s not much to be said about having to arrive at the airport between 3-4 a.m.
My husband and I like to travel on the weekends in our camper van. I love that it's basically always ready to go, just stop at a grocery store somewhere on the way and we're ready. This summer will be a little different as it's the first summer since 2009 that I've had a summer job. I'm still getting used to the idea, but there was no way that I could turn down the opportunity to work at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography after getting a phone call from the director asking me to come and work. We'll just have to use the weekends wisely to make up for being busy during the work days. And since my summer vacation (actually just time between jobs) is from May 13-June 12 we were planning on using that time to take a longer trip around Iceland.
We're almost ready to get this summer started, the van is ready to go, sheets are washed and I've been trying to figure out how/if I want to document our travels (who am I kidding? of course I want to document). My plan is to take pictures as we go, print in the evening and write an overview of each day as it's coming to a close.
We took a day trip yesterday to see if there was anything missing and to make a list of what we need for our first real trip. I love that this beautiful place is only an 8 minute drive from our house. We parked the van, G napped (he was feeling sick - manflu, I'm sure), I took a walk in the drizzle and then read a book inside. I have been using today to figure out how I want my documentation to look and what I want to bring along in my kit.
Simple is what I need, so I'm putting together a kit of mostly stamps and a little bit of embellishments. I'm working in a notebook, so it's pretty hard to write in it if I use a lot of embellishments, if I want to add some I need to do that after the summer is over.
I can't wait to get going.
I love these stamps and am excited to use them for my documenting. Most of them are from Studio Calico kits but two from Ali Edwards.
Do you have any plans for travel this summer? Do you document them as you go or later when you're home?
lover of paper .