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George Pazos

FEATURES 10/17/18 12:10am

Mr. Worldwide or: How I learned to stop worrying and travel abroad

Having completed a year at Rice and having taken to heart Rice’s mantra of unconventional wisdom, I decided to spend my freshman summer a little differently than most. I decided to backpack through Europe in a journey that would span two months, 18 cities and 14 countries. Accompanying me on my first leg of the journey were fellow Owls Cole Derksen and Maxim Karoubi.