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A Stomach and Foot in Mexico City

A break from our scheduled posts for Day 5 and 6 of the High Sierra Trail because I’m in Mexico guys, and have been for a few days now. I had hoped to write those trail posts on the trail … Continue reading

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Meteora means “suspended rocks” (or something along those lines) in Greek. The term works, but it doesn’t quite describe the oddity of the landscape. It’s as if someone cored bits of the moon and replanted them in rural Greece. Then … Continue reading

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An Introduction

One of our first encounters with Athens was a middle aged man in a business suit spray painting the side of a building. Graffiti is everywhere – admittedly, we are staying in a <25 euro / night hotel room and … Continue reading

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The True North strong and free!

Driving through the United States, even regions allegedly similar to my own, only emphasizes the cultural difference between Urban America and Rural America. In a lot of ways, I have more in common with a middle class Delhi urbanite than … Continue reading

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8 June 2011 Doolin, Ireland I am writing this in a pub on the coast of Co. Clare, just North of the Cliffs of Moher, which C and I will see by boat tomorrow evening. There is a small band … Continue reading

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Marriage and Camels

Drafted 16 April 2011 A camel is something like a cross between an elephant, a horse, and Chewbacca. (The last you would understand if you heard the noises it makes every time it’s asked to do something. Not that I … Continue reading

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So, Sussex… in Seven Months

So, I didn’t get into Oxford. I suppose that it is telling that all I felt when I read my rejection letter was relief. I really didn’t want to be that much in debt and I knew that I really … Continue reading

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