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Want to lose weight and gain some new insight in life? Go to survival school in Boulder, Utah, United States

This is one of the most difficult subjects to write about as I still wonder to this day what in the world was I thinking years ago? Why did I pay to go to survival school and starve myself which ended up in me losing over 15 pounds of muscle? I have no idea. I … Continue reading »

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A side trip to Mindo, Ecuador for hiking, canopying, and water sports

One of the great things about going to a Spanish school is that it sets up these side trips whether it’s during the week or weekend to go to some well-known tourist locations within the country. Most Ecuadorians know what and where these places are but for the most part, foreigners do not. As a … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 8 – Ilha Grande and more scuba diving and some hiking

Conditions initially looked bad for diving and the dive operator initially didn’t want to go diving as there was a consensus about how the waves were pushing in murky waters therefore decreasing water visibility and make the overall experience bad. And that makes for a bad dive which I’m familiar with during my initial dive … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 6 – Leaving Paraty for Ilha Grande

When I found out that the bus was going to leave in the early afternoon and that there was still time, I decided to walk around Paraty since I didn’t really explore it much other than walking around at night for food. I was impressed with the place during daylight as well with its colonial … Continue reading »

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Brazil day 5 – Paraty and the beach

This day was a great day as we were going to the beach. Brazil has a great reputation for being a very beach-oriented country along with its vibrant beach culture. I could see first-hand why Brazil is the place to go to. In order to go to the best beach, we had to go take … Continue reading »

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