How do you make travel memories?
1.) My first hour in Africa. Landing in Lilongwe, taking a very bumpy route to the Bunda Agriculture College.
So hard to describe, but it was absolutely the most vivid, most real, most in the moment hour of my life. Passion and fear, passion and fear. Every sense in overdrive. Nothing unremarkable – yet the most unbelievable hour of my life.
Within 10 minutes we said “We’re coming back here – Maui 2012.” And guess what – we did. Which leads to…
3A) – Snorkeling in Haunama Bay. So beautiful! Such incredible underwater wildlife -include a sea turtle!
Who cares that I developed sea sickness. Yep. I can get motion sickness while swimming. Go me! This really set the stage for a passion for all things aquatic, all around the world. If you're looking for some sensational snorkel and dive inspiration, you'll love these incredible pics and stories from the coast of Egypt. Yes, Egypt has amazing diving - who knew?
5.) Running the Paris marathon in 2006. The pain – of my god, the pain. But totally worth it. No one can take a marathon away from you. And in Paris – best location ever!
I’m hoping all of you have a day filled with great travel memories!
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