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  • There is a wide difference between a tourist and a traveler:

    The tourist is someone who has a map, a plan, itinerary, and all the brochures a hand can take. A tourist sticks to the plan no matter what: camera in hand, photographing everything and trying to learn and absorb as much as possible while running impatiently from place to place. Then, when some little detail that was not planned occurs, all the planning turns out to be useless and the trip becomes a failure. Crashed and burned.

    The traveler, while also with a map and a plan in hand, is also guided by intuition and the desire for adventure. The traveler has no rush and a lot of space and creativity for improvisation: go through the path less traveled, explore colorful alleys that didn't show in the map, talk to strangers at coffee shops, and uncover some of the stories we walk by.

    In the end, both visit the same place. Who enjoyed more, who took the boring pictures, who stranded from the tourist group.... same place, different experiences.

    How do you want to live?
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