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Most the time,we do the same thing that everyone does,but sometime,we want try some different things.I did my most crazy thing last summer.I didn’t been to abroad before,so I want to have a trip to Europe.But I didn’t have enough money,so I just borrowed money from the bank for my trip.I spent a month in Europe,it’s a short trip,but really memorable.
What about you guys?
 

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40mph on a skateboard...a brand new setup that I wasn't familiar on and couldn't properly steer...Nearly ran into a parked f-150.
 

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Traveled to Belarus (think: old-world Soviet style dictatorship) to build a playground for an orphanage.
 

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not sure....don't remember
 

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Set off on a trip from Quito, Ecuador down into the Amazon forest when unknowingly a general strike was unfolding in protest of recently passed agrarian and water use laws. By evening gangs of drunk, machete wielding guys in every village we drove through. Eventually forced to walk that last couple of miles to our destination town because a ditch dug in front of bridge made jeep travel no longer possible. Still no one messed with us.

Spent a few days in the jungle and then "trapped" in a small village because the strike was still ongoing and protesters had stolen the gas making canoe travel back up river impossible. Almost out of money when the squad of soldiers in town were harangued by some Ecuadorians from Quito who were also trapped in the village to get off their asses and escort the buses, which had been sitting in the town square all week, back up river on an adjacent dirt road.

After clearing many trees that had been cut to block the road and having the bus pelted with rocks when we passed through a couple of hamlets, we arrived at the big town to see a couple hundred Quechuan Indians decked out in full war paint and traditional garb, armed with spears being faced down by the police in riot gear and about to unleash tear gas on them to break them up. We had to walk right thru the Indian and then police lines but again, no one messed with us.

Now nearly out of money, we couldn't afford to stay in town over night and get a bus back to Quito. Luckily the Ecuadorians who had inspired our flight from the village had a chartered bus. Unfortunately they didn't want to let us on it, but they were willing to let us ride on top in the racks with all their luggage. As we were climbing into the Andes and it was getting dark and cold, the bus stopped in a pull-off on the side of the mountain road and we were told we could come inside.

Turns out they weren't worried about us freezing, but thought we might steal stuff from their luggage!
 

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I remember, but it isn't gonna show up here.....
 

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I tore the tag off my mattress that said "Do not remove under penalty of law".
 

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firstrax said:
I'll bet it was at a Greatfull Dead concert.
no it wasn't.........................heheheheheh....and I really DO remember but rest assured it will NEVER end up in writing...particularly on the internet!
 

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Hmmm. Sneaking past customs when I was trying to leave Europe without a visa or something. Taking off on a road trip to Canada with my sister without permission from the parents. Visiting Quebec in early February (jeez louise it's cold.) Working as a NYC bike messenger w/o health insurance. One other thing I don't want to mention. :p
 

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It didn't end well.

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1. Friend and I at 16 took his parents car (they were on vacation), drove to UNLV to meet his brother and then went to Tijuana with a bunch of UNLV guys for 3 days. We never told our parents about it.
 
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