By Adam Eckert
I’ve been traveling to Trinidad with my father for 17 years now (since I was 2), but this is the first time I’ve been with a group of people my
age that I know. This was different, but not so much because I was with a group, but because I was playing on the island with friends as opposed to doing data collection/processing or exploring with
people I didn’t know. I think that the coolest part of it for me was being able to experience that feeling of new discovery vicariously through my peers.
While I’ve always had fun and love going to what has become my second home, I hadn’t experienced the pure excitement and joy that accompanies doing something that for many was so new, so different, and so unbelievable. Seeing all of the incredibleness that is Trinidad unfold before the eyes of my friends was one of the most rewarding experience I’ve had there.