The wind whips little pebbles of ice at my eyes, but you could not pay me to close them right now. Our little inflatable boat is zipping along the craggy, skyscraper-high wall of ice that is the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier in Iceland (yeah, we can’t pronounce it either) and weaves between glowing blue icebergs that float silently in the lake. It’s Day 4 of our around-the-world adventure, and in this eerie landscape it finally hits me:
We’re really fucking doing this!!!
On every trip there’s a moment when your brain flips from “getting ready stress” mode to “full-on YAY” mode. There’s a thrill that feels like your chest might explode; you wonder how you got so lucky. And once that switch is thrown, the obstacles or little mess-ups don’t seem so bad. They just add to the fun.
Take Maloney, for example.
So far, on this trip, I’ve seen her … (Read the rest of our tale here.)
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