The Locked-In Traveler: Wheelchair Traveling

18.07.2019

The Locked-In Traveler

(Kati’s Wheelchair Traveling Journals)

Wheelchair Traveling

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To travel in a wheelchair is not impossible or even that difficult (as some may think.) Well, that is not entirely true. For us that live in the modern industrial part of the world, it is. For people living in less developed countries, it is difficult. Not just financially. The infrastructure is not designed with accessibility in mind.

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The Locked-In Traveler: Travel companion

11.07.2019

The Locked-In Traveler

(Kati’s Wheelchair Traveling Journals)

Travel companion

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“The value of family and real friends” that is one of the first lessons you learn after a tragedy. After the stroke, I got to see what my parents are made of; “my father a steady captain, my mother a sturdy lioness.” They never gave up on me. Despite all advice from the doctors, they took me in and took care of me a twenty-year-old baby who could not do anything for herself. 

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The Locked-In Traveler; Where to now?

04.07.2019

The Locked-In Traveler

(Kati’s Wheelchair Traveling Journals)

Where to now?

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My first trip in a wheelchair was two years after the stroke. The Doctors and therapists at the rehab recommended us to take a trip outside of the country. They thought that it would be a good idea because it would be getting my mind off the situation and help with the depression.

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