Bonjour mes amis! After a very amazing Camino de Santiago, a short London visit, what felt like a whirlwind two months in Colorado and California, and 38 hours in Iceland, I am now back in Europe! Sort of. Sadly I am not in France, I'm in Glasgow, Scotland for an undetermined amount of time. More … Continue reading Back to Europe…via Iceland!
It has been 9 months since Greg and I started our first Camino adventure, and this is something I meant to post way back then....so I am back-dating it. For any curious readers or anyone planning a future Camino adventure, the following is my packing list with comments. A bit further along, I will also … Continue reading Camino del Norte/Camino Portugues: Packing list and reflections
Day 4: Esposende to Viana do Castelo, 26 km (first 20 km on foot, last 6 km via taxi). That day was unfortunately hot and rather too inland for ocean views after the first 3 km. My ankle refused to cooperate by the time I hobbled into Chafe, so we called a taxi to reach … Continue reading Caminho Portugues: Days 4 – 7
Bonjour mes amis! Tomorrow I leave my lovely Gallic-Alsatian hideaway and head to Lisbon! I am very excited since a) I am feeling much better after my forced 2+ weeks of recuperation, b) I get to go to Lisbon, a city I have been wanting to visit for a long time, and c) Greg will … Continue reading Another 4-country day
Bonjour from Tel Aviv (still). I said I'd write something about my experience teaching English in France and I will...I didn't win "Most Dependable" in the 6th grade pop polls for nothing! So here's a very little bit: Summary of TAPIF from my perspective...teaching is very difficult, and I am very happy I got to live in … Continue reading TAPIF wrap-up and travel reflections
Shalom from Tel Aviv! I finished TAPIF! It was a mixed experience, more on that in another post. My 20 hours in Lyon was just an incredible bonus tacked on to the beginning of my trip to Israel. I found a cheap and direct Transavia flight to Tel Aviv from Lyon, so why not! It … Continue reading Lyon on a sunny afternoon
Encore les vacances! Thank you, France. During yet another vacation period, I was fortunate enough to be able to travel with my dear friend, Elise, and with a lovely fellow language assistant friend here in Strasbourg, Verena. The three of us had several great adventures in Morocco: Marrakech - very cool city. We got incredibly lost in the … Continue reading Morocco 1 of 2