“Now that I’ve been back in the U.S. for over a month, I have been able to reflect on most of what happened during our trip. There are so many People, Places, Foods, Activities, and Memories for to look back on and smile about whenever I want, which is sooo cool. When someone who didn’t have a chance to keep up with my blog asks me how the trip was and what we did, I have absolutely no idea what to tell them. When I wrote my blog, I summarized, paraphrased, and probably excluded over half of the things that occurred. In 6 blogs I wrote nearly 10,000 words, so summarizing my trip even further to people typically results in a more vague response to these questions. I usually resort to “it was amazing- it was enlightening and I did/saw a lot of cool things.” Not the best description, but the best I’ve been able to come up with after experiencing more new things in the last 3 months than in the last 5 years.
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