How I let go of fear by breaking my arm in the Galapagos Islands

I lay on the examining table at the hospital in the Galapagos Islands. The doctor said something in Spanish. His face gave nothing away. My translator Eduardo leaned in. “The doctor said ‘This is going to hurt a lot.’” The doctor’s assistants moved in to hold me down. I covered my mouth with my free hand and prepared for the worst.
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23 Mistakes to Avoid in Rome

As a first time traveller, it’s easy to get caught up in the grandeur of a new city and rush in head first. But there are a few things you need to prepare for when heading off to Italy. Making mistakes are okay and definitely part of the travel experience, but when you have limited days in a new place, you want to avoid making big mistakes – it will save you time and money. With these 23 mistakes to avoid in Rome, Italy, you’ll be a seasoned traveller before you even land in the airport. Hey th