I’m a warm climate, ocean, and surf kinda guy. My girlfriend Janie, on the other hand, is the cold climate, hiking in the mountains kinda girl. I tend to gravitate toward traveling to places like Mexico and Indonesia, but last winter it was her turn to choose where we should go for a trip and she chose Chile.
Hey, there are waves in Chile, I thought. So I went down two weeks ahead of her to get the surfing out of my system before we’d go south to Chiloe and Patagonia together.
Being pulled from an ocean-only destination opened my eyes to the possibilities when you break away from your comfort zone.
Why are we afraid of the first time?
Every day in life is a “first time.”
Every morning is new.
We never live the same day twice.