“How did you rip your pants?” and other travel gaffes

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Back in 2008 I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Britain with a good friend of mine. We toured London for a little over a week with his grandmother and a few of his many siblings (he is one of 11!) before we said goodbye to them and ventured to Scotland for another 10 days.

Since we were poor (but not Top Ramen poor) college students, our trip primarily consisted of hiking, camping, and staying in hostels. The last place we stayed was at a scout camp on the outskirts of Edinburgh.

We returned one night to find that we had been joined by an entire pack of cub scouts. Like 40+ boys. Daniel and I are both Eagle Scouts, and we introduced ourselves to their leaders. They soon invited us to participate in some of the activities. My guess is that they were happy…

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