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My Crazy Hair First Thing In The Morning

The Man In The Mirror

I recently took the picture below after waking up one morning. I found my crazy hair funny and I knew my parents would laugh at it. I didn’t recognize myself in the mirror and it got me thinking… It made me think of one’s relationship with one’s self. Too often it’s unhealthy – love/hate at […]
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Rappelling Down The Waterfall

How “Let’s Visit A Waterfall” Turned Into Me Rappelling Down A Waterfall

On my second day with the Tsachilas, they said we’d visit a waterfall. Well, they told me lots of other things as well, but I didn’t fully understand what they said. I just knew that we’d be meeting two other Americans and we’d be going to a waterfall. Upon leaving, they told me it would […]
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Happy Nomad Tour Route With Venezuela Highlighted

How I Improved My Trip And Avoided Being Alone On Christmas In Less Than An Hour By Embracing Change

On Thursday, December 1st I sat down to try and do some Happy Nomad Tour “administrative” things. I used to stay a month ahead in terms of planning, but I’ve long given that up and take comfort in knowing where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing 24-hours in the future. My brother, who planned […]
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