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Winter clothes. - Feb 2020

Teenagers. Winter clothes. Ideas of easily traveling through South America/Central America/Caribbean. - Jun 2017

High school age children. South America travel guides - May 2016

Idea that living in the Jungle is going to be like "Dora the Explorer" and you'll be lounging on the beach drinking mojitos. Unfortunately the wildlife all want to bite you and the shoreline is mangrove swap or sand fly infested gravel and the rivers have piranhas. Remember, this is an adventure, not a vacation in any sense of the word other than being cut off from everyone back home. I saw lots of people show up convinced they would be miserable and they were. Lots of people were optimistic about enjoying it and still struggled to find things to enjoy. It's a totally different place in a lot of ways that are difficult and it can be hard to find things you're familiar with to enjoy there, but it's definitely doable if you try and are creative. - Dec 2014

Desire for a quick paced life and expectations for quick, competent customer service. Don't expect things to happen quickly because they won't, but they will get done eventually. - Jul 2014

Skis; winter jackets; igloos; sled dogs; ice fishing gear. - Sep 2013

Long-sleeved shirts and desire for sushi. - Nov 2010

High expectations and try to adjust to life in the Caribbean - Feb 2010

New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

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