• Europe
  • 365 Days


    June 17, 2016 Yesterday was my one year anniversary with Europe. It feels incredible and strange and unbelievable all at the same time. I remember the day I left so well, not just because I wrote it down, but because I don’t think it’s possible to forget something so significant. I remember the toilet flooded […]

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  • Exploring The Hague


    May 14, 2016 I fell asleep in Paris, drowsily raised my head in Antwerp, and woke up in The Hague.  I don’t know what the Dutch driver did but we left Paris half and hour late yet arrived in The Netherlands an hour early.  It was 6:00am and I was in The Hague Central train […]

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    August 27, 2015 My flight from Budapest to Milan left at 6am so after leaving the bar in Budapest, Dani and I took the bus to the airport.  It was late and dark and I kept worrying that we were going to get stopped by the transit police (because we needed two tickets but only […]

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  • Bikes in Haarlem


    May 15, 2016 On a bench in Haarlem I just saw a family with four girls bike by.  It could have been my family only they all had blond hair, none of them wore helmets, and the youngest one had to sit in a seat attached to the dad’s bike — Klaryssa always had to […]

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  • Geneva


    August 30, 2015 I am in Geneva!  My last and final stop before Spain. It is very hot and I am sitting on a bench in front of a market while the circus gets set up behind me.  There are apparently wind storms and power outages at home, but it sure is boiling hot here […]