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By Zaid Taji Farouki

Tag: Cracker Barrel

The Year In Review!

Happy New Year Everyone!!!!!! I can’t but be thankful for all the change that this year has brought to me. I started off the last year being on a boat in Dubai watching the fire works with acquaintances. I ended this year with my acquaintances being the closest friends of mine and we embarked together on trips to different countries and continents together. And I can definitely say that those trips where the best I have been on. From Miami, to Punta Cana and West Virginia. I will always remember the crazy way we arrived to Punta Cana where it took us 24 hours to get there rather than 6 hours. The time where we got into our cars one weekend, and randomly went to Cracker Barrel and white-water rafting. And the amazing weekend we spent in Miami. Also the trips I took along the year to Milan, Venice, Bologna, Pavia, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Washington D.C.
This year also means a lot as it is the year I graduated from University and the year where I embarked on the journey of following my dreams and moved to Italy to pursue a career in fashion design. I recently realized that I have lucky streak with odd numbered years. I was born in 1991, graduated high school in 2009 graduated university in 2013.
This blog also turned 1 year old in September. With 62,000 hits this year and views from 141 countries. I would like to end this year by thanking everyone the good people for making me a happier person and for the bad people that I have met that taught me not to care as much anymore and that my happiness is the most important thing.
I can’t wait and see what the next year has to offer!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!

Here are some pictures that summarize the year:

West Virginia

Saturday was a very spontaneous day. We went to Cracker Barrel for breakfast and our initial plan was to go The  Shenandoah National Park in Virginia for  hike. But after getting up at 9 am and going to Cracker Barrel we realized that the park closes on Saturdays. So after a lot of research we decided to drive to West Virginia and go white water rafting. The raft that I was in managed to flip and we were saved by another raft. It was definitely an amazing summer day! Here are some pictures from our trip:

I was wearing a customized FC Barcelona jersey, grey shorts from H&M, and orange running shoes from Nike.

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