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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily lives off our souls. ~ Pablo Picasso So after coming stateside I spent a really wonderful day hanging out with my brother’s family in Brooklyn.  … Continue reading

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A nice fall day

A Nice Fall Day There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of Autumn leaves.  ~ Joe L. Wheeler Today was a really great fall day.  Although it was grey and gloomy, the temperature was good and … Continue reading

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A Little Rest for the Weary

A Little Rest for the Weary I like the pause that tea allows. ~ Waris Ahluwalia I’m writing this post while taking a cup of tea on the deck of my sister’s place.  Also typing this on an actual keyboard … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

It’s the little things I haven’t posted in a bit, I was in Morocco,  first Marrakech and then Tangier.  I won’t be writing about them tonight,  my time in Morocco was amazing, complex and draining.  Appropriately, so was my 32 … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

It’s the little things When you’re traveling in the developed world and particularly in the western world there are a lot if similarities. People are very similar, you might not know the language but very often you know the interaction.  … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Aveiro – Part 2

36 Hours in Aveiro – Part 2 I spent most of today taking pictures of architecture and all the amazing tiles. Did one of the gondola rides through the canals.  On the boat rode I got a glimpse of an … Continue reading

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36 Hours in Aveiro

36 Hours in Aveiro Day 1 I arrived this afternoon, 4 euro for a one hour train ride is pretty nice. They call Aveiro the Venice of Portugal due to the canals and gondolas that used to collect seaweed, and … Continue reading

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Porto – Day 2

Porto – Day 2 So I had a list that if completed would mean 8 miles walking up and down the giant hill that is Porto.  It’s a beautiful city, but damn the hill is a big one. I started … Continue reading

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Welcome to Porto

Welcome to Porto Rolled into Porto this afternoon, a very warm afternoon.  I took a minor siesta and then set out to explore Porto.  I headed down to the river, Porto is very hilly. Over the last few years, due … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

No Rest for the Wicked So last night was one of those cup issue nights. You know half empty, or half full?  You see there was a fiesta in the harbor last night.  So of course, there was a band, … Continue reading

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