I’m Lynda, an American girl backpacking hither and thither throughout the world. No need for fanfare, I’m just an ordinary twenty-something year old who sold everything, left a conventional job, and decided to travel the world for a while. My life fits into two backpacks, I am perpetually getting lost, and I dream of one day filling an entire passport.
I have held court at this corner of the Internet since 2007, which I’m pretty sure makes me a senior citizen in blogging years. In case you’re brand new to these parts, let me give you a little bit of a rundown on the past decade from C&C’s conception to the present.
How do I travel and where am I going?
I travel to places often overlooked by Western tourists in favor of other destinations. Weeks of my life have passed without spotting other tourists, I’ve set foot in countries my government urges me to avoid, and I’ve spent many an hour miming things because it’s my only form of communication.
At the time of writing, my journey has taken me through: