Back to Chicago! Travel Reflections

Back to Chicago! Travel Reflections

While I normally try to keep my posts in chronological order, I decided to break from this trend briefly to chronicle the end of my journeys. It was a bit weird to fly into O’Hare airport and arrive back into the city of Chicago, my home for the 3 years before I left to travel.  It was like deja vu, things were familiar, yet different at the same time.  Hearing American accents everywhere was also a bit shocking, although I was eased into it a bit by the many Americans…

Around the world trip – Preparing to Leave

Around the world trip – Preparing to Leave

Around the world trip Hello everyone, I’ve decided to (try to) keep a blog in order to keep friends and family an up-to-date account on my travels and adventures. I’m about to embark (tomorrow!) on a trip through East Africa and India and perhaps other pit stops along the way.  My one way flight to Cairo, Egypt leaves tomorrow at 3:50 pm, where I will have 3 days to see the pyramids and other sites before continuing on to Arusha, Tanzania where I will volunteer for the next month.  Even…