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12 Photos That Are Way Too Real For IVHQ Volunteers

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When travel is life and your volunteer BFFs are family…

*CRIES*

1. Your selfie game is ~flawless~

Volunteer in Bali with IVHQ - Selfie

Photo: @sophiehelen19 - via Instagram - IVHQer in Bali

2. You have endless pictures of mind-blowing sunsets

Volunteer in South Africa with IVHQ - Sunsets

Photo: @johh_ - via Instagram - IVHQer in South Africa

3. Smashing through comfort zones like no tomorrow

Volunteer in Nepal with IVHQ - Comfort Zone

Photo: @breeoehm__ - via Instagram - IVHQer in Nepal

4. You work so hard that your hands/face/clothes are at a continuous and constant level of dirty

Volunteer in Bali with IVHQ - Messy hands

Photo: @caitlinmarett - via Instagram - IVHQer in Bali

5. Saying goodbye to your placement is one of the hardest things you will have to do

Volunteer in South Africa with IVHQ - Saying Goodbye

Photo: @allisonurycki - via Instagram - IVHQer in South Africa

6. Feeling at home… away from home

Volunteer in Nepal with IVHQ - Feeling at Home

Photo: @rpagegirl - via Instagram - IVHQer in Nepal

7. FOOD FOOD FOOD

Volunteer in Italy with IVHQ - Pizza

Photo: @mindaayyy - via Instagram - IVHQer in Italy

8. Your history knowledge is A++

Volunteer in Mexico with IVHQ - History buff

Photo: @elliesleep - via Instagram - IVHQer in Mexico

9. Fitting your entire life into a pack

Volunteer in Ghana with IVHQ - Backpack

Photo: @merrick181 - via Instagram - IVHQer in Ghana

10. Having a incurable feeling of wanderlust

Volunteer in Fiji with IVHQ - Wanderlust

Photo: @lalalalexiibee - via Instagram - IVHQer in Fiji

11. Being a volunteer but living like a local

Volunteer in Guatemala with IVHQ - Live like a local

Photo: @jcazs - via Instagram - IVHQer in Guatemala

12. #squadgoals

Volunteer in India - Delhi with IVHQ - Squad Goals

Photo: @tyramar - via Instagram - IVHQer in India - Delhi

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