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My name is Rachel, but you may know me as Glacier-Swiss from my 2015 northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. I currently live in Costa Rica and work for an international trails focused non-profit. Before I decided to grow roots here in Central America, I spent a few years working seasonal and short-term jobs which has allowed me the unique experience of living and traveling many places. My perspectives have changed since I started writing for the trek in 2016, so I ask you dear reader, to empathize with my human experience. If you like what read here, you can also check out my personal website: www.continuetheadventure.com <3