There are many forms of travel that are romantic in spirit. But that’s often where the romanticism ends, and reality begins. One of Unsettled co-founders begins a two-week experiment in vanlife. It'll look epic, sure, but also expect tales of epic failures in cooking and sporadic breakdowns. Struggles to find a beautiful camping spot in the Serbian woods that also has a strong enough 3G signal to get shit done... and much much more.
To say that my month with Unsettled in Medellin was fun would understate the profound impact that this month has had on me. Between the new environment, the great experiences, continuing my work with a fresh perspective, and mostly importantly, the beautiful people who were with me on this journey, this last month was unquestionably an unforgettable one.
I want to find my people – people who are chasing their dreams and striving to make a difference in the world, in their own way. They reject society’s rules and follow the beat of their drum. They challenge and inspire me....
Clad in questionable shades of white, our group of 22 gathered around the villa right after sunset, only to have three men wrap us in makeshift skirts using a patterned sarong. Packed in four cars, as we headed off to the Purnama beach, east of Ubud, our car made a pitstop to pick up our spiritual healer for the evening.