The people around us make experiences great and unforgettable. I was oblivious to this fact before

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The people around us make experiences great and unforgettable. I was oblivious to this fact before my first completely independent summer trip for three weeks. In the past, I always traveled with my parents. They were all great vacations but they were not planned or controlled by me. It was all up to my mom. This time, however, I was the one who found the opportunity to go to the seaside with a group of young people and spend 21 days there. My parents were happy to let me go on this trip; as they also saw it as an exciting opportunity. It was up to me to plan it all on my own. I learned about the surroundings of the area I was to go to, the organization which planned the trip, got to know the people and found a way to get there. You could…show more content…
It was an evening when everyone started to relax and try to be him or herself. Being part of a fun group is a great experience. Playing games, building sand castles, splashing in the water and enjoying all the different flavors of ice cream may sound like kindergarten. Who knew that grown up kinds enjoy the same things as our little brothers and sisters? There were so many different games we played, starting from charades, card games, word games, team games and ending with full out competitions on limbo, volleyball and long-distance swimming against the current. It really made each of us more relaxed and at home. Our group was fun, open and ready to try all the new actives offered by whoever. It was great being part of such a positive group of people. An important part of this trip for me was communication with boys. I was never one to hang out with boys much. Here I was friends with many guys and girls. We all had fun at the beach, during games and at the parties. With some I connected more than with others and with some even more than I had expected. This was the first time I had “fallen in love”. Sure, I was to get my heart broken later, but I suspected nothing about it back then. It was a new feeling that I did not expect and it made me feel scared. Moreover, the feeling was towards a guy I was convinced was totally just a friend and nothing more. Surprisingly for both of us, we were elected as Mr. and Ms. of

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