Of utmost importance is extending gratitude to those who made the meet up possible. Thanks to Backpacker's Hotel and all the other locations who graciously lent us their spaces, to all the people living in Rio Dulce who lent us supplies and support, to all the boat owners who put their homes up to a bunch of vagabonds, and most importantly thanks to all the people who attended and sculpted the meet up to make it a more than a dream. The individuals who attended created a character that was truly amazing and will leave an impact on everyone privy to it. It was a pleasure having all of you around.
As opposed to thinking of the conference as a one time event, I consider it simply an official beginning of something greater. We have started to get to know each other, and with these relationships we can take that energy and set sail to new horizons. If we keep in touch, hopefully we can see how all the dreams and aspirations we discussed and plotted will play out. Often times all the momentum after a conference is lost as we return to our routines, comforts, and obligations. Let's keep in touch, keep each other motivated towards our dreams, and see each other again.
A forum for keeping in touch, discussion, and announcements of further meetups and the like:
See you soon.
Fair wind and Following Seas