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The 10 Truths Of Backpacking

It's not every day you get to backpack the world. But when you do, you realize there are certain indisputable truths.

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3. You will meet really interesting people

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Every backpacker has a story. As you wait for the train or check-in to your hostel, you'll exchange stories and find yourself continually in awe of the people you cross paths with.

4. You're always wearing something that should have been washed a week ago

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Laundry is expensive, you brought a limited amount of clothes, and there's not always time to hand wash. The sooner you accept that you'll always be a little dirty, the happier you are.

6. Every now and then, you won't believe this is your life

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The moment could come while staring at the Swiss Alps or leaving the bar at 5 a.m. with 7 people you met yesterday. The experiences are so amazing that sometimes you just have to shake your head and laugh.

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