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09/03/2013 10:45 am ET Updated Sep 03, 2013

What Happens When Two Friends Travel The World

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We've all dreamed about it, secretly thinking of ways to quit our jobs, travel the world, and leave it all behind.

So what happens when you get to do just that? Vadim Sahakian and Artia Moghbel, two twentysomethings left their job last year and bought one-way tickets to Alaska. From there, they road tripped, by truck, to Los Angeles, backpacked Central and South Africa, and eventually motorbiked through South America to round out their 6-month journey. Click through the gallery below to see the incredible pictures they've taken along the way:

And for those of us who aren't quite ready to voyage to the unknown ourselves, you can read about their adventure or join their open discussion on Reddit. If that isn't inspiration enough, check out their "Temporary Story" video below:

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