Traveling makes you a more dynamic person. Not better or worse than the rest, just more aware. I grew up "on the road" is you will. It's a passion and a hobby and a living for me. I get to do it all because I'm not afraid to fail. I do that a lot too, but the trick is to either learn from it or if you can't move on and just come to terms with the fact that there is nothing to learn there.
I meet people and talk to anyone and see the most beautiful things and do the most incredible things. But I'm broke and have other commitments, it's just the way I choose to live. :)
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Much love and luck on your journeys... Even if they only take you do the next town over :)