When I first started my travels, I bought myself this gorgeous St. Christopher pendant and it meant the absolute world to me.
St. Christophers are believed to keep you safe while on your travels - and this beautiful piece of silver saw me through all of Europe and Tanzania. I had the time of my life with it swinging around my neck - it was incredibly sentimental to me.
Alas, I got drunk on the beach in Wilderness about a year ago and somehow amidst rolling around in the waves at 2am under the moonlight and star-splattered sky - I lost my necklace.
It broke my heart.
It would be easy to get a new one - but the fact that THAT one was with me through my first solo travels means a lot to me.
I'll definitely get another before departing on more travels... but this time I want to really splurge on it and get something really unique and special... something like this: