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Leave the guidebook behind and connect with new friends.

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Anna crosses over into Cambodia from Thailand.

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The highs and lows of unstable electricity (and there are little to no highs).

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For communities living on the edge of animal territory, nature rules.

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Purchasing a one-way ticket seemed romantic, until it turned into disaster.

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The UN calls insects a sustainable food source. Trina calls them a delicious treat.

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Living without modern-day distractions in the jungles of Thailand.

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Trina contemplates the Rwandan side of the border; taxis, borders and brioche.

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Trina learns that living is less romantic than travel.

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What to do when excitement turns into anxiety.

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Trina experiences a Ugandan celebration of life.

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Sometimes, communication has nothing to do with words.
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