People watching. It’s one of my favorite things to do when I travel. It’s an up close and personal way of studying anyone, but it’s particularly interesting when it’s someone in another country.
You quickly come to learn that more often than not, we have more in common than we’d realized. There may be different methods to attaining similar goals and observing those methods can be teachable moments for us. But the fact remains that we are not that dissimilar.
I saw these students on their way to private school early one morning in Santiago, Chile. You could hear them a mile away chattering on about things young girls love to talk about like this guy. This could have been a scene from any-town U.S.A. It’s a slice of life of humankind, and its simplicity makes me happy to have witnessed it.