Spending six months on the road was huge, and that's an understatement. But in a forests-for-trees type of situation, sometimes it's tough to know what you're doing and what it means when you're actually in the middle of it.
However, I recently completed a six- part blog series about the trip for Columbia's new #tryingstuff blog. Writing about the trip removed from being in the middle of it was an entirely new experience. Stories emerged I hadn't remembered; arcs and ideas had shape; a sense of purpose emerged from what at the time felt incredibly chaotic.
I'm really happy with the way this turned out: