Cynthia portrait
  • Expedition: Sep 15-20, 2013
  • Cynthia
  • Venture Academy
  • Yosemite National Park: Mono Meadow to Happy Isles

Wilderness is the place I go to when I want to find peace and just relax. When I think about the wild, I think about all the beautiful trees, waterfalls, animals, and everything being really green. It means freedom and peace. It’s a place for man to visit, not stay. It’s a place to find peace, not destroy. Wilderness has helped me grow in all sorts of ways. I never thought I could achieve all this mountain climbing. Before this trip I always said to myself that no don’t do it your not good at it or your going to fail.

Cynthia Fire Pit Restoration

This trip has taught me that there are going to be moments when I am going to want to give up. I have also learned that I am capable of many things. First I just have to tell myself, Keep moving and also you can do this. Second, I have to remember that is’ not going to be easy. The trail to happiness and an amazing view is never going to be easy to get there. Just keep going on and never give up. Don’t let your negativity get in the way of reaching your goals and your true happiness.

Cynthia Journal
Cynthia Tree
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