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Alden Forbes – Solo Girl on Gap Year in Asia and South America

Dr. Heidi Forbes Öste interviews her niece, Alden Forbes, about her gap year working and traveling in Asia and South America as a solo young woman. Alden Forbes, is a first-year Contemplative Studies and Music Performance student at Brown University. With a sense of curiosity instilled in her from a young age by her globe-trotting parents, she took a year before college to travel. Self-funded and self-designed, her nomadic nine months consisted of homestays, hostels, work-aways, hitch-hiking, and even weeks in a Buddhist monastery.