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Blackbeard wrote

I love to travel and see the world, though I have little experience overseas. I'm from the U.S. and try to travel extensively in this country, but have also traveled throughout the Caribbean, and spent a month in Cancun. I just try to bring my values with me and act accordingly. My family would take cruises to the Caribbean, and we would always get a taxi to take us away from the port town, where we could spend our money with locals, and get a better picture of the real culture, rather than the amplified, commodified verson presented for the tourists. When we lived in Cancun, we found a little hostel out of the tourist area and spent our time on the beaches the locals went to, and ate at the places locals went. We heard very little English in the month we were there.

Of course, there are myriad issues involved in the actual traveling, where you take corporate transportation to get there, but you do the best you can- stay with friends, make friends you can stay with, take public transportation, avoid the tourist areas, be adventurous while remaining respectful. As anarchists, nearly anything we do within the capitalist culture we are forced to participate in carries morally questionable or objectionable repercussions. most times we just have to make the best possible choice in the circumstance, and do our best to put ourselves in a favorable position where we can rely mostly on ourselves, our comrades, or the good will of people in the community.

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Infinity wrote

"As anarchists, nearly anything we do within the capitalist culture we are forced to participate in carries morally questionable or objectionable repercussions."

I also find this to be true.