America

Click here for the audio version of this post. “Everyone wants to come to America.”  I cannot believe that I am one of the 5% of the entire global population who holds an American passport.  I cannot believe that because of this blue covered booklet that says United States of America on it, I am… Continue reading America

Kazakhstan

Click here for the audio version of this post. A few weeks ago, I was having these boughts of emotion where I would just cry and cry and cry.  The tears were mostly about myself, about what I had accomplished.  The feelings started to diminish as I got further into my journey and realized that… Continue reading Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Click here for the audio version of this post. Of all the things I’ve learned traveling, the most prominent is that we are all more alike than we might think.  We all have a longing for the same basic needs – food, water, shelter, and human connection. I arrived into Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan around 1 pm… Continue reading Kyrgyzstan