The SSTs, Stucky said, have helped them have a desire to be taken out of their comfort zone.
“Wanting to be in situations where you’re uncomfortable and then finding true meaning behind that,” Stucky said. “Being able to be comfortable in situations where we’re foreigners and we’re minorities.”
The group is still working to make contacts and arrange to meet people who can possibly assist them with housing along their route. The graduates have a website, panamericacycle.wordpress.com for those interested in contacting them or just tracking their journey.
The three expect a tireless experience that will be demanding, but incredibly rewarding, too.
“(It’s) learning something about yourself and learning about other ways of thinking and doing things,” Miller said.
That learning starts Wednesday.