Monthly Archives: January 2017

morocco part II // all roads lead to essaouira

Bonus of hostels: when you’re sleeping two feet away from your adventuring companions, there’s a pretty strong likelihood that someone will wake up on time, even if it isn’t (ever) me. So, we managed to drag our sleepy asses down to … Continue reading

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Morocco part I // Marrakech

Marrakech did not have particularly auspicious beginnings. My flight was at like 7-something in the morning, so I did not sleep, which I know is never  a good idea, but I keep doing it anyway.  And I couldn’t sleep on … Continue reading

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Yesterday was three months to the day (I think) since I left Florida, and Spain is (I think) the 17th country I’ve set foot upon, not counting the transit limbo of Vienna and Amsterdam. I will probably be wandering for … Continue reading

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roma part II // vatican city

After Tuesday’s sightseeing extravaganza, my toe/feet in general hurt too bad to particularly want to do a Colosseum or Forum tour like I’d intended, which sucks, but at least on Wednesday I did make it to Vatican City. I did … Continue reading

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Roma part I // I’m a traveler, not a — no, okay, I’m a tourist.

A week ago tomorrow I waved farewell to the waters of Venice and hopped on my last Flixbus (until, like, next Thursday, anyway) to Rome. The bus had the absolutely appalling gall to not have decent wifi — what is this, … Continue reading

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snow in venice

Italy must have known my ice queen self was en route, because it was snowing — fairly hard! — when I got there. Which was beautiful, though a bit frigid navigating the labyrinthine metro system and finding the right water … Continue reading

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lovely ljubljana

Lovely, cold, cold Ljubljana. It’s weird, Ljubljana and Zagreb really weren’t much colder than most of Eastern Europe, and nowhere in the same fucking ballpark as the shit I used to bike through in Milwaukee, but the wind somehow was just so … Continue reading

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