Essay on Trip

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Trip


THE TRIP



It all started when my friend and I were off-roading and one of us had a marvel idea…
"Wouldn't this be fun to do in Colorado?" So it begins, I mention that I have a cousin
that lives in Colorado, and that we could stay with him and his family. We planned the
trip for August 10th. Turns out this will be the most liberating and most independent
event in my life.




Thursday, August 10th rolls around, we get and start loading the jeep, and hit the
highway. Just knowing that we were on our own was such a big challenge for us, never in
our lives have we gone on trip with out the financial support and guidance of our parents.
As we approach the first big city Omaha, I have to guide him and tell him which exits to
take and when we got out of there it was such an accomplishment.




After Omaha we had to fill up the tank for the first time. Never in my life have I argued
with my best friend about the stupidest thing. Who, is going to pay for the first gas
fill-up? After about 10 minutes of arguing we finally decided to flip a coin to see who
would pay. Turns out there are some rules about coin flipping that I didn't know about. We
just had a mutual agreement to alternate who pays for gas. That was only the first major
delay in our trip.




As we start on the long stretch of nothingness people refer to as the Nebraska highway, I
realized that a box shaped automobile isn't the most aerodynamic car in the world. Turn
out this is going to be a 16-hour trip to Gunnison Colorado instead of a 14 hours. Just
one more delay on our trip.




Have you ever felt so overwhelmed, like the weight of the world is on your shoulders?
That's kind of how I felt, when trying to direct my friend through the city of Denver. It
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