Planning is guessing. Expectations present an opportunity for disappointment. But intentions...those are personal choices. The magic of travel, the lasting transformation, begins in your mind, right where you are. Thank you to Katie, from Wanderwell, for these pre-travel journal prompts. We depart tomorrow to begin the journey to Everest Base Camp.
A: Contribuir a otra cultura, aprender sobre la cultura, descubrir nuevos límites. To contribute to another culture, to learn about the culture, to discover new limits.
A: Quiero aprender sobre la cultura de Nepal y al día a día de la vida local. También quiero aprender nuevas habilidades de supervivencia. I want to learn about the Nepalese culture and every day local life. I also want to learn new survival skills.
A: Relajacion y conciencia. Relaxation and mindfulness.
A: Aprendiendo y probando nuevos hábitos, costumbres; comidas compartidas con los lugareños; aprendiendo palabras en un nuevo idioma. Learning and trying new habits; shared meals with locals; learning words in a new language.
A: Sin alcohol, sin teléfono celular, dejando las comodidades del hogar. No alcohol, no cell phone, leaving the comforts of home.
A: Video diario. Daily video journal.
A: Conversaciones, observaciones, juegos. Conversation, observation, games.
A: Trekking a mas de 5000m de altitud. Trekking above 5000m of altitude.
NEW: We're back! Read about our experience here.
Christine & Angel
Aisle or window
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