Throughout life, we are graced with the presence of amazing people. Whether home or abroad, these interactions and influences contribute heavily to the individuals we later become. Thinking back, I have been entertained by the stories of so many unique men and women; their faces imprinted deep within the confines of my memories. It must be said that interacting with new people will always be my favorite part of living life on the road. Something about the clean slate we are presented upon making a foreign companion is quite refreshing, numbing on occasion. In this section I invite my readers into a more personal level of my being, a back stage pass to the show of personalities I will encounter throughout the course of my journey. Shining a light on this beautiful aspect of travel is one goal I have set to achieve. Stay tuned.