Living in a picturesque fairy-tale town surrounded by snow-capped mountains also known to backpackers as neverland came at a cost. Being broke all the time – It was nothing new to Amit but the latest precarious situation was. A choice was needed; the responsible one or the stupid one. He and his Canadian friend chose the latter for adventure & laughs while sticking a middle finger up to life. What could possibly go wrong!
The unbreakable promise was broken, an impromptu decision was made, a new country, a new beginning, home was a campervan and getting lost was the game. Amit & his traveling friend wondered into what seemed like an opening scene of a horror movie where he experienced both the most surreal & unexplainable freakish moment of his life.
Just a few days ago Amit experienced the greatest natural high of his life but what goes up must come down – with a huge thud! His bad news from Sydney was eating away at him but that wasn’t all – Would fear win?
It was simple, experience the greatest moment of his life in this new reality, then stick to the iron clad plan he arrived with, nothing could deter him from it. There was however one little problem for newbie British backpacker Amit – life! It was never simple.
Although I’m an experienced travel it doesn’t mean things don”t go wrong, or there are no longer any bad decisions or mistakes… My backpacking life has not been smooth by a longshot. Since I first picked up my backpack in 2010, I’ve left a breadcrumb trail of backpacking mishaps and Read more…
There is so much you learn when you start backpacking, especially long term budget backpacking.
This backpacking FYI’s post is just a little bit of fun, full of random statements, things I’ve heard, learnt and experienced since I started budget backpacking in 2010. These are random backpacking FYI’s.
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