2 comments on “Traveling Solo Does Not Mean You’re Alone

  1. Excellent, Alyx my dear. I couldn’t have said it better myself. Though I must admit I don’t do the preparation and investigation that you do.

    I will look at the State Department’s travel alerts, which are helpful, what travel books say and listen attentively to people I meet me. E.g., it was from locals that I learned that crime was rampant in Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador, and what precautions to take.

    Did you ever wonder how the US could evacuate all of it’s citizens from a foreign country in an emergency, e.g., a hurricane or coup d’etat? I did. It turns out that you can register with the State Dept., and they will know to look for you.

    Keep going, little white girl.

    Love from big old white woman. xxxxxx

    On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 10:01 AM, The World Unfiltered wrote:

    > alyxmichele93 posted: “I have heard comments from a lot of people about > how crazy I am or how worried they are about me, thinking I am unaware that > the world is not perfect. “It’s not safe over there, there are kidnappings > and lots of crime.” “Terrorism.” “Don’t go there.”” >


    • Thank you! Yeah I look at the state dept. alerts but only as an “oh” because they are still about too extreme. That’s why I am more likely to take other travelers’ accounts more seriously (and what I hope to do when I write about my travels to certain places). I do register with them it’s called STEP and I have the app. I’ll make a separate post that covers stuff like that 🙂


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