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Cultivate Simple 19: The World Tour

February 25th, 2013

Topic: Lessons Learned While Traveling

Traveling to a third-world country and getting out of your comfort zone can teach you a lot of lessons about yourself and how fortunate you are. Susy learned those lessons as a child growing up in Colombia while Brian has experienced them during several visits to the country over the years.
Wendy & Susy
Me and my sister while growing up in Colombia. I’m on the left.
Dinner with Virginia 1
This was the meal that Brian talks about in the episode. The photos below are of their house, their neighborhood and Virginia (the woman who cooked this delicious meal).
Dinner with Virginia 2
Dinner with Virginia 3
Dinner with Virginia 4
Eating healthfully while traveling can be a challenge as well. We share some tips and tricks that we have learned over the years that not only make the trip more enjoyable but also give you more energy to enjoy the journey.

Here’s my post on Eat Outside the Bag on Eating Healthfully on the Road.

My recipe for Nourishing Custard over on Eat Outside the Bag.

Here’s my post about Lavamé Clean, the soap we take down to distribute in Colombia.

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.