"I can't do another day. I can't."
"What was I thinking? No, no, no, no, no. This can't be the right place."
"I'm in India. I'm actually here."
"I feel immense relief when I hand over my passport, knowing that the next time I lay eyes on it, a visa will be buried deep in its folds like a pearl."
"I chase my taekwondo instructor, Mr. David, through the forest, trying to mimic his graceful stride."
"Here I sit, on the last day from a year equal parts heaven and hell, drinking licorice tea in Spain with my cousin's extended family."
"To wander is to be utterly lost and yet so completely found at the same time. "