I'm just going through an odyssey. This whole travelling around the world thing is a phase in one’s life, like adolescence. All the kids are doing it. Take a look for yourself: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/09/opinion/09brooks.html?em&ex=1192161600&en=47285f104a429c8f&ei=5087%0A
Actually, Brooks’ article was pretty cool. And it made my trekking year off seem more typical than I would have liked.
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I'm taking a year off to travel around the world. The trip will involve working (real jobs), hiking, camping, touristing and living the good life. So far, I’m stopping by these places: Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, China (Hong Kong), Southeast Asia (Laos, Thailand and Vietnam), India, Jordan and Egypt. Some other African and Middle Eastern countries are still on my wish list, but I’ll just have to see how far my money takes me. The trip starts in a couple of days (August 29, 2007) and ends around Jul... full info