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This is rape.

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Today, I will talk about…RAPE I wish I could give it more spaces.I am a coward. I am unworthy.  It has been 14 years and I haven’t spoken publicly about my truth. I am terrified right now. My fingers can’t even reach the keyboard.  Welcome to my life. My beautiful life on Instagram, but my pain within.____I wake up with the struggle to open my eyes...
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Back That Month Up | Mexico City

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The End…sort of12 months in pictureshttps://medium.com/media/3be7de70616de05504b48c1853be96cf/hrefMonth 12 was noticeably paradoxical for me.As a Remote approaching your final month, there are so many thoughts and questions racing through your mind — lots of which can leave you feeling a little anxious.Holy shit, how is it Month TWELVE already?!How am I expected to just “go back” to my old life?Is it going to feel like it was all a dream?There is no way I’m going...
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The Miguelito Awards | Nominees

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My attempt at answering your #1 question…“What was your favorite city?”Without a doubt, the most common question you get from friends and family once you return home from Remote Year.This question is trickier to answer than you might think. When I get asked that question, my first thought is:“Favorite city for what?”Workspace? Experiences? Cuisine? Track Events?You see, when you’re living somewhere for a month, there are so many different factors...
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Travel hell vol 2 – The long way around

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After so much travel it was bound to happen, so much seamless travel - I was running the gauntlet of good fortune, the tide would surely would turn some day. That day turned out to be today (or few days, I’m a little confused about timezones and how long I have been traveling). If you haven’t seen it, go check out the first in this...
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Lima on repeat

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By the time I arrived in Lima in December I had been travelling for 11 months. A few hectic preceeding months combined with the transit from hell meant I was decidedly burnt out and travel wary, I decided this month was to be about work and not much else. I spent most of my days heading to the workspace, working, looking for food, returning back...
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Peru on Tour

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Our tour officially begins with a briefing in our hotel in Lima in the evening where we get to meet a few of our tour group. The nature of the tour is such that we will pick up new members as we travel along, we are told amongst other things that it’ll be a 4am start - as we eventually find out, the first of...
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Travel Hell Vol 3 – Hostage in Bolivia

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The day started in earlier than usual at 3:15am after arriving in Uyuni the previous night. There were vague excuses given about possible road closures. Once on the road our driver tells us there are protests about living conditions in the city and they are setting up roadblocks to disrupt. He explains that we’ll take a back road and should be fine. We traverse some...
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To Live is an Awfully Big Adventure

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Q u o t e o f t h e d a y: “Never say goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting."What’s HappeningToday I left on a search for Neverland with 70 other lost boys and girls embarking on a Remote Year.What does this mean for me? Mom always said I was different, and that's true. I have lived most of...
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Ooh, na na yeah. Don’t act like you know me

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Q u o t e o f t h e d a y: "Change is inevitable, growth is intentional." -- Kaizen familyWhat's HappeningJust shy of two weeks into Remote Year, and Split already feels like home. I've eaten octopus (with the succulents on it), I've found a little family in a group of people I have never met before and I learned how to speak...
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Hold the door.

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Q u o t e o f t h e d a y: "Great things never come from comfort zones" -- unknownWhat's HappeningIt's official. One month of Remote Year down, 11 to go, and I am already feeling anxious that time is going by too quickly. A month ago today I boarded a plane as a pre-mote (pre-remote year member), nervous and excited for what...
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