Tag Archives: transportation

Type A Zen

I flew into Cartagena late in the afternoon the day before yesterday and spent most of the rest of the day just wandering around the old city until I reached the point of hunger where I stopped at a random … Continue reading

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Train Station

Train stations can be mundane. They can blur into the background of your daily life, existing simply to get you somewhere else. They can be goodbyes. Tearful ones protrayed in old movies with the woman or man hanging out of … Continue reading

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Wednesdays

Wednesday is basically my Friday night. By Wednesday night I have spent, in all likelihood, the previous 5 or 6 days reading like it’s my job. Which it is. There’s about 5 to 8 hours of reading in a day, … Continue reading

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At least if I die, a cute Mini probably hit me

One of the things that I have a really hard time getting used to about living in the UK is that pedestrians really, really do not have the right of way.  You would think that I would be used to … Continue reading

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Sleepless Shopping

The flight was fine. I’ve had worse, but I’ve definitely had better. The overnight six hour flight is miserable. By the time they serve dinner, I had four and a half hours until landing. So I tried desperately (eye mask … Continue reading

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The Longest Day… in Paris

23 June 2011 Paris 8pm This has got to be one of the longest days I’ve ever had. Yesterday … 24 June 2011 Paris 4pm I was interrupted by my duck salad arriving yesterday and after dinner I wasn’t really … Continue reading

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Beautiful Views

17 June 2011 Uig, Isle of Skye, Scotland In a hostel with a particularly asinine internet access system. Photos to come at a later date. The previous few months I’ve been “living” – mentally, at least, wherever I am. Ireland, … Continue reading

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