Hello from one of those fun countries!
Michelle Stone
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Sounds like we’ve had very similar experiences, Michelle! And you’re absolutely right — once you’ve spent some time in these places, you bring back a toolkit of alertness and street smarts that’s hard to come by any other way. Anyone who’s willing to take the risk and spend some time with the locals will come out of the experience with great friends, new skills, and a heightened sense of just how privileged we clockwork people are.

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