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By SharonAnn Hamilton
Traveler, Pet-and House Sitter, Author 

Cultural differences add to an adventure, just not always in a good way



Last updated 1/21/2020 at 1:21pm

There's plenty to see and do in Gosport, UK, on the SE coast of England, when you have the time, and our pet and house-sitting assignments make it possible.

When you are on the freewheelin' road, everyday life is different from our Edmonds world. It's not wrong or right, just different. For the first time since we took off traveling, we are living in a town. We can easily walk the half-mile to the grocery store, the post office, church and the beach.

We head to the grocery store, list in hand. We plan meals ahead of time, so we don't have to buy unneeded groceries. One of the challenging lessons we learned is leaving food behind because we couldn't use it up fast enough by the end of a stay. We cannot take spices and staples in our suitcases....

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