Traveling Chronicles: Welcome to Thailand Pt. 3

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain

I got a lot of weird looks and interesting questions when I talked to friends, family, coworkers, etc. about my plans to vacation in Thailand. There was a lot of “Why are you going there?”, “Black people don’t visit places like that.” and “What would you possibly want to see and do there?”. I’ve come to realize that traveling and exploring the world is not for everyone. A lot of people barely make it outside of their home state, so venturing outside of the States to Asia is beyond comprehension for some. While the Mr. and I got weird looks when discussing our travel plans, we chuckled on the inside and realized that our minds’ curiosity stretched far beyond our birth place, the neighboring cities and partying in Vegas every chance we get. The desire to explore, experience different people and cultures, and see some world outside of our “norm” is far more intriguing and satisfying….and we are “a okay” with that. 🙂

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