The package

The package had finally arrived! The delivery guy looked at me to see where I wanted the package. Eager to get rid of the heavy weight he dropped the package and was out the door before I could thank him.
I waited a few minutes to open it half believing it would disappear any moment. When I finally opened it I, for the first time in my life, cried tears of joy.

The reason I was so happy was firstly that the package was from my family in Denmark. Secondly, because it had been delayed a few days because the post office in the Dominican Republic is slow (the package had travelled across half the globe in a shorter time than it had travelled from Santiago to Moca ( a 30 min. drive)).

My mom and dad had gathered a lot of Christmas things to help me get in the right mood for Christmas and so I could show some of our traditions. I emptied the package and was amazed by how much they could stuff in that box.

Here are all the things that were in it I didn’t take pictures of:

  • Christmas presents from my family
  • Christmas presents from farmor og farfar
  • Two drawings from my brother and sister
  • En pakke af Juleskum
  • En pose med snebolde (slikket)
  • En pakkekalender

Here is everything else:

The pictures I took when I first got the package:





  1. Sussi Ladegaard

    January 9, 2018 at 8:53 pm

    Nice that you are not wearing your braces anymore Jasmin , with all that candy .
    Big hug from Sussi

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