Lessons Learned: Adventures Around the World

August 15, 2019

I did it. My dream finally came true…   


The Journey: 

10 years

6 continents

34 countries


Exploring cultures! 


Even with all this, crossing the border into Alaska has been my greatest achievement. Of all my missions, driving to Alaska felt like the ‘impossible mountain’ I could not defeat.


Right as I crossed the border, rain clouds scattered to reveal blue skies, emphasized by a bright yellow sun. I stood on a rocky cliff, gazing out at miles of rolling green trees. My view to the north was wonderfully clear, complete with a rainbow arcing over the entire landscape. It was the perfect welcome to the land I’d been dreaming so deeply about. I raised my fists into the air, “ALASKA!”


At 33 years old, I made it.

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