Harsh Realities of a Third World Country
Sometimes we tend to romanticize our dreams. How many people have wanted to play in a rock band, open up their own restaurant or bar or live on an island paradise? Sounds good doesn’t it? We can imagine ourselves living the dream lifestyle but seem to gloss over the hard work and realities of these dreams.
“The Chef” and I have no illusions about living and working on “our” island paradise. We’ve seen beautiful landscapes and experienced the friendly people but we know we are planning to move to a Third World Country where poverty is widespread, corruption is prevalent and healthcare is questionable. We have our eyes wide open and are ready for the challenge.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to do your job in another country? Here’s a BBC documentary (about an hour-long) about a London bus driver who goes to Manila to experience what it is to live and work as a Jeepney driver in the Philippines.