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Traveling is an eye-opening experience. Being in a different location, away from home, will force you to see the world in a different light. As I have traveled from Nicaragua down to Panama, I have seen and experienced various styles of living.
Leaving home to backpack can be a scary thing. You are exiting your comfort zone, and going places where you don’t know what to expect. It can be especially scary if you are a woman traveling alone
Traveling is the best way to understand the world that we live in. One of the greatest things about traveling is the fact that you get to interact with so many different people on a daily basis. You are constantly on the move, and you come into contact with people from various backgrounds and walks of life.
After an exhausting day spent on crowded buses, standing in lines with a killing heat and sweating like you just got out of a Bikram yoga class, we made it to the Nicaraguan capital of Granada coming from the coastal town of San Juan del Sur.
“Just move these blocks over there,” said the middle-aged Nicaraguan woman who was our project coordinator. But this was no easy task. There were hundreds of adobe blocks to be moved, each one easily weighing thirty pounds, each one having rough edges that scraped our skin.