Traveling Solo & Random Observations


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October 22nd 2013
Published: September 7th 2017
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I jotted down some thoughts on traveling solo:

Traveling Solo:
* is o.k...
* but, it's nice to have someone to share your experiences with
* you only have yourself to please
* it can be boring at times
* restaurants with people outside inviting people in ignore someone on their own ;-)
* there is no one to watch your baggage for you
* you talk to people & make friends you wouldn't otherwise make
* can be more open to new experiences
* it's definitely not something to be afraid of
* probably won't be my first choice of travel in the future
* you need to be o.k. with silence
* wifi access is invaluable, it would be really boring with no access to email, internet, staying in touch
* it's easier to get a seat upgrade when solo

Random Observations:

* tons of smoking!!
* lots of cats roaming around... some dogs too
* the area I was in is Beautiful!
* Bougainvillea flowers are still blooming in mid-October
* many shops really close from ~1:30-4:30, same with churches outside of Rome

* choose 2 flights instead of 3 if possible ;-)

If you've made it this far, thanks so much for traveling with me! It was great to hear from you while I was gone and made home feel much closer than half way around the world it was.

Ciao!


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23rd October 2013

Enjoyed reading and seeing your whole trip, Wendy. Didn't know exactly when you were coming home, but when the blog went "silent", knew it was time to pray for you to make the connections, which thankfully you did. Glad you are home and hop
efully soon rested up...looking forward to seeing you and getting geared up for another trip! Love, Kath
24th October 2013

Welcome back! Praise the Lord that you had such a great experience and that you're home safe & sound! I'm so impressed that you did this travelling alone. I'm lucky to make it to Waitsburg and back by myself! hahaha! It was so nice to b
e able to share in your adventure through your blog. :)

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