They say travel teaches us that people are the same wherever you go. But I love learning how we're all different. How cultures and customs evolved, how environment shapes a society, how a few hours on a plane can take you to a place so unfamiliar that you can't help but wonder why it is so.
Note: I began writing this post just as the Coronavirus pandemic reached the eastern U.S. As it quickly disrupted our lives, I set the post aside to focus on more immediate concerns. Once I eventually began to feel more resigned than reactive as I settled into a new routine for the time being, I returned […]More