Cheryl Strayed, the author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail will be appearing on the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show in Rosemont to discuss her memoir. If you’re interested in watching Cheryl Strayed on the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, she will be speaking at 12:15 p.m. on January 17th, 2015. In anticipation of Cheryl Strayed’s appearance Chicago called her up and discussed her experiences and her travel tips. Read Cheryl Strayed’s response to the question “You said that you felt changed after being on the trail after your first eight days. Do you believe others can find that same sense of change in just a week or even a weekend?” below.

Of course. Obviously that sense of change deepens profoundly over time. I think everyone does deserve at least one time in their life when they take a longer journey because it does have its own accumulative power. But absolutely, I can get away for a day and feel like ok, that was great, I needed that. Even the small journeys, like deciding to take a walk by yourself, can be incredibly restorative.

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