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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

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

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

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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