There is a weird juxtaposition (an SAT word I use way more than I ever thought I would) in traveling between being lonely and desperately wanting to be alone. 875 more words
Tags » New Zealand Travel
In the three weeks since arriving in New Zealand, I have made all kinds of new discovered and had great/terrifying adventures.
First, some of the things I have learned so far: 2,056 more words
When I decided to backpack in New Zealand for a year, practically everyone I shared my plan with responded with an enthusiastic “Wow! Go for it!” This was really encouraging, and honestly played a role in launching me on my adventure: visa in one hand, one-way plane ticket in the other–and for the first time, practically no idea how life would unfold next. 830 more words