Announcing the Winner of our #RiseAboveContest!
We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and helped make it a success!
And special congratulations to Chelsea Salthouse, the winner of a Pacsafe Venturesafe Backpack. Her photo entry received 369 votes, the most of any participant, and has been crowned the winner!
Chelsea’s photo was taken in Gili Trawangan, Indonesia, showing her “First encounter and high-five with a GIANT sea turtle” – way to go, Chelsea!
Written by Leslie Martine. As someone who considers herself as a citizen of the world, Leslie often finds herself jumping from one country to another. During one of her travels, Leslie realized how she could make the most out of her every adventure by integrating volunteer works to it. Since then, Leslie has been dedicating […]
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