Posts tagged Travel
Welcome to Isla de Flores a Most Wonderful Little Town: The Journey Part 4

You can immediately see the difference in the landscape. I was so happy to finally be in Guatemala. You see, Guatemala was the country that made me want to travel through Central America. It was the gem of the region, or at least I was hoping!

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Belize City, Belize...the "danger zone": The Journey Part 3

Later, a tall white guy, who was dressed like a farmer, got onto the bus during one of the stops in Belize. This man, whom I did not get to meet, sat next to Nicholas. The man said "When you get to Belize City get to your room. Make sure you get what you need right away and get back. Stay in your hotel after dark." Nicholas, Alena, and I looked at each other. The man then said, "Belize City is not safe at night."

And there it was...the dark cloud over the city. The tone had been set.

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Oxtankah Ruins: The Journey Part 2

My visit to Oxtankah started off with a walk through Calderitas when I saw a sign that said Oxtankah with a Mayan pyramid symbol next to it and a number 7. I walked back to my hostel immediately afterward to find out what it was all about. So, I consulted the local expert, Google. I found out that Oxtankah ruins were located 7.3 kilometers from Calderitas (for all my American friends this is about 4.6 miles). 

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Welcome to Mexico: The Journey Part 1

I knew that stepping on to that plane was the point of no return. Nothing would ever be the same again. "What was it going to be like?" "Was I going to be in danger?" "Would I ever return?" "Would I see my family ever again?" These were just some of the thoughts that were running through my head.

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Packing and the Theory of Relativity

I literally spent 2 days packing and unpacking. I kicked some cats, dogs, and even punched a few babies in the face during those couple of days! I finally gave up because I knew that there was something I was missing in order to figure out this physics puzzle. Maybe it is a degree in Quantum Physics? ...or possibly Advanced Geometry? 

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Why You Don't Need to be Rich to Travel

"If you didn't have to pay rent or a mortgage, utilities, car payments, and car insurance; could you travel?" Taking away all of these costs and applying them to traveling and you can quickly see that the costs are manageable.

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Fun Facts from Around the World

There are some really amazing and fun facts about every place on the planet.  Who has the most churches? Which mountain has the biggest diameter? What country has the biggest contradictions? Who has the weirdest food? Here are some of the fun facts from around the world! Get inspired to visit one of these fantastic places!  

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Why You Can't Really Quit Your Job Today & Travel the World Tomorrow

There are websites out there that claim you can quit your job and travel today!  This CAN be true but if you are traveling internationally there are a whole bunch of other considerations and time sucking prerequisites that won't allow you to leave tomorrow no matter how much money you have in your bank account! 

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