Coming from a family with an immigrant father and immigrant grandparents on my mother’s side, I grew up really knowing what it means to hustle. You’re constantly looking for new ways to make money, always plotting your next steps, always searching for that next side gig. It’s the “where there’s a will, there’s a way” mentality. You just have to make things happen… somehow.
“I’d rather hustle 24/7 than slave 9 to 5.” – Unknown.
Mayan Ruins in Tulum, Mexico
At the base of the Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend
I have long been infatuated with visiting Big Bend and West Texas in general. I finally was able to make the 10-hour trek from Houston to Terlingua, TX via my two-wheel drive Nissan Versa.
This was a solo-trip and probably one of the best trips I’ve taken in years. I can tell you all kinds of things about all the soul-searching I did and that being in nature allows you to be more introspective, etc. This is all true however, those aren’t the main reasons I think it’s important to go camping / hiking alone at least once in your life. There are several other reasons: