Last weekend, on Saturday 13th, I took the train to Cobh with my dear friend Esther, and although it was a very short trip, it was quite the adventure!
I’m not gonna get into the details of it, simply because I don’t feel like it and that’s not the point I want to make with this post. But, I’ll still tell you that we went to the heritage center, learnt about migrations, potatoes, ships and people, we went to the Titanic experience, then the Titanic garden and finally to the St Coleman’s cathedral. Sadly, there’s no getting on Spike Island at this time of year but we’ll be going on the night tour once it opens again!
I had a wonderful day with her and I swear it made me so happy.
I had been to Cobh before and also did the Titanic experience and visited the cathedral that time, but the memories were rather bitter than sweet. I loved the place and the stories, the things; I had a good time and enjoyed most of it but my experience was tainted by the bad company. I knew that going with Esther would be different. And although I had been burned not so long ago, I was willing to give it a shot and it was a good decision. It was amazing and now I can gladly trade those bad memories for those brand new, brighter ones!
It made me realize how much who you are with makes all the difference. It’s not so much the place, the experiences, but rather the company that influences the adventure. I literally went to the same place twice and did the same thing twice but I got out with two completely different feelings because of who I went with.
I remember posting a video titled “The importance of your surroundings?” on my second YouTube channel(which is not a thing anymore) a while ago which was about unhealthy environments/relationships. It’s not always easy to find the right people for you and I guess that growing up means learning that also. I mean, learning that not all friends are here to stay and not everyone has to be a friend either, and most importantly, that, as much as being on your own can be scary/emotionally draining sometimes, it’s always better than forcing yourself to stay with people who don’t bring light and love to your life (
Anyways. Esther is a really interesting person. She’s young and passionate, caring, funny, dedicated and she has a mind made of stardust & flying books. We definitely have a bond and I can only hope for it to grow and strengthen itself and for this to turn into a long-lasting friendship. She makes me so happy and I’m extremely thankful that we got to meet and be together that way.
Here’s a little slideshow of a few of my favorite pictures from that one blessed day in Cobh with Esther.
We have another trip planned this weekend, we’ll stay the night in a hostel this time! *horror movie flashbacks* I’m really excited! My money’s just gonna vanish but, more adventure and surprises with Esther in the open! We’ll be going to another city which is a two-hour bus ride but I’m not telling you any more because I’m still scared of putting the evil eye on my future plans by sharing too much before it happens. Some things really scar you, don’t they!? Ha ha
I love her! Three cheers for Esther!
Until next post, make sure you tell them how happy they make you and how much they matter. I promise that no matter how much you say/show it, it’ll never be enough and they will always need it. Show love! ❤