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Thankful

CHINA | Wednesday, 16 January 2008 | Views [297]

I am thankful for having this opportunity to see the live's of others. I am thankful for having the funds to expense a trip for four months. I am thankful to my family and friends for accepting my free spirit side and understanding the needs of an explorer and adventurer to scout out her surroundings. I am thankful to be able to have a mind and body that are sound to allow me to walk, climb, jump, make good decisions, and plan. I am thankful for my intuition which has guided in me in the right direction countless times on this trip. I am thankful for a great friend who I was able to travel the world. I am thankful to all the people who went out of their way to help us when we were lost or needed help. I am thankful to my mom and dad's gene pool..if not for them I wouldn't be who I am. I am thankful for learning to be daring, street smart, and thinking on my feet when traveling on my own. I am thankful to skype for allowing me to contact my bank when my atm card was not reading and no one would take my american dollar. I am thankful to mother nature for giving us fruits and vegetables..especially when I couldn't identify my food and needed nutrition. I am thankful all the guides and porters who put up with me even though I was a pain in the ___ because I hated to be guided. I am thankful for seeing Kasha and Adrienne when we were lost at Everest....yes I am not kidding we were lost and were ready to go into survival mode bc the sun was about to set. I am thankful for all the people who searched for us when we were lost. I am thankful for being able to have money to buy lodging, food, and basic necessities. I am thankful to Jay's backpack for holding up. I am thankful to the kindness of others to show us around and to take us in. Lastly, I am thankful for my China phrasebook because nobody spoke a lick of English nor did I speak a lick of Mandarin. Thank you. Thank you. :)

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