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Public transportation may not be the most glamorous way to travel, but it is by far the best way to really experience a place, to test your nerve, and to collect some awesome stories to tell your the folks back home.
The oldest tree in the world is showing its age. It’s been tended to by an uninterrupted succession of guardians for over 2,000 years, but what remains of the Sri Maha Bodhi (the “sacred Bodhi tree”) is a large branch supported by a golden railing, surrounded by a protective and sacred temple.
Have you returned from your wild and incredible adventures around the world, only to encounter intense reverse culture shock back at home? What does ‘reverse culture shock’ mean?
I’ve never considered myself a particularly athletic person, but I do consider myself fit. So when I got to my town, the altitude did take its toll on me at first; but now, I have adapted, in the words of Ethiopians.
If I had to describe Paraguay in one word, it would be tranquilo. It’s a hard phrase to properly define in English, so here’s a few expressions that encompass its essence: everything’s chill. Relax. No worry, no hurry. Be at ease. Hakuna Matata. Tranquilo is not just a word; it’s a state of being.