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Yes, you are considered an adult. (Sources in this answer come from "Bar Mitzvah: Maturity of Body or Mind," by R' Yehoshua Pfeffer. I recommend reading the whole essay for a nice overview of how we determine adulthood.) "You travel" implies that there is a persistent entity called "you" that is transplanted from one time to another. If you are persistent, ...


R. Avraham Ben Harambam in Hamaspik L'ovdey Hashem writes that this was due to his pious asceticism.

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