Reflections on a New Beginning

Urooj Qureshi
Jan 31, 2013 · 2 min read
Urooj and Maria a day before arriving in Santiago.
Photo credits: Sanghyup Kim (a.k.a Stevie).

Seven months ago I embarked upon a journey to follow a calling from within. I packed up my life in backpack and a few boxes, and left to explore the world. I was excited about the unknown and what was to come from there. Ready to live every experience I felt a freedom I have never felt before.

Following my gut I made my way through the Atlantic provinces of Canada and eventually to the other side of the ocean…