At the risk of getting all deep, seeing how other cultures make sense of the stresses and strains of every day existence and celebrate the good things in life can be a thoroughly life affirming experience.
We humans have come up with a bewildering range of answers to
the big questions, and one of travel's greatest pleasures is seeing
those answers - be they religious, traditional or even
gastronomical - played out in their natural habitats. The
conclusion we often reach when on research trips? We're mighty
different on some levels, but when push comes to shove, we're all
End of philisophy lecture.