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Around The World In Eig…. 100 Beds

        Photo: Found beside my bed in a room in Kolkata, India When I first started this blog there was a category labeled “80 Couches”. I had a planned on Couchsurfing around the world, documenting my stays and writing little reviews of my hosts and of my experiences. Around The World In 80 Couches was going to be the name of the original experiment. However, due to many factors, the idea never panned...

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Julia Meney

What is your name? “Julia Meney” Where are you from? “Paris, France” What is your age? “28” How long have you been traveling for? “5 months” What is your job? “Resident medical [soon to be an eye surgeon]” Why are you in Nepal? “First reason is for trekking in the Himalayas, especially in Annapurna because it’s the thing I’ve thought of many times and now I went there” What comes to mind when you think...

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Sayo Makino

What is your name? “Sayo Makino” Where are you from? “Hyogo, Japan” What is your age? “Now 35” Why are you in India? “To study yoga mainly, and I’m a member of an NGO so to do volunteer work in Rishikesh” What comes to mind when you think of Canada? “Nature. Nice people – I always meet nice Canadian people. Cold. Maple syrup. A place where I want to go” Which country’s people have the most seductive...

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Matthias Strobel

  What is your name? “Matthias Strobel” Where are you from? “From Berlin, Germany” What is your age? “32” Why are you in India? “I’m in India to sort out my mind and to recharge my batteries and to get back and start with more energy again and start fulfilling the ideas and dreams I have in my head” What is your job? “I am the chief marketing officer of my company called Nagual Sounds”...

The Perspective Chronicles: Meet Peter Caldwell

    What is your name? “Peter Caldwell” Where are you from? “Tennessee” What is your age? “21” Why are you in Sri Lanka? “Because I didn’t ever think I’d be here, but I’m meeting up with a friend in Thailand and I needed a place to spend three weeks and so I came here” What is your job? “Student” What comes to mind when you think of Canada? “Ice hockey, beer, snow, Canadian...

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