“Because of Traveling, We Know Ourselves”: On the Road with Jim and Rhonda Delemeter

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Jim and Rhonda, long-term travelers, aren't afraid to "jump into the void." Here's their story.


Tell us about yourselves. What inspired you to leave home and travel?

Back in 2007 we sold our house and backpacked around the world for 14 months, which made us hungry for something more. In spite of having really great lives in the USA, we wanted to open our minds to other influences.

The more you travel, the more you realize that the way you do something isn’t necessarily the "right" way. Even, such as in places like India, when we simply don't always understand their way, we are at least able to stand back and say, "Okay, this is perhaps not the way we would have done things, but that's alright.”

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