October 2010

Admitting Defeat in the Sidewalk War

October 27, 2010

I have to admit that I have been feeling a bit weird these past few weeks. There are a number of reasons I have been excusing myself for these feelings, including; the weather, lack of travel with work and dwindling funds, among other things that I’ll spare my readers. Everything seems to be getting to [...]

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Ferie Day 4: Alcudia, Mallorca

October 26, 2010

On our last full day in Mallorca, of course we were going to spend it searching for yet another perfectly picturesque Mallorcan beach. We found one. Alc├║dia is almost the farthest you can go north on the island. Mallorca doesn’t really sit straight in the water, so it’s a little bit difficult to explain the [...]

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In a Chocolate Dream

October 25, 2010

Last Sunday marked the end of the two-week long choco-party in Perugia, Italy. In fact, I’m eating the remains of one of my “free-gadgets” as we speak. Every October, Perugia hosts Europe’s biggest chocolate festival, Eurochocolate, and this year I got to be an expert. I spent the week leading up to the festival translating [...]

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Doin’ it by Bike in Munich

October 19, 2010

I guess I have known what Oktoberfest was all my life, well I mean, as long as beer was an important part of my life anyway. I just never really thought twice about going there. I remember once, in my second year at university, one of my best guy friends mentioned that he and a [...]

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Ferie Day 4: St. Jordi, Mallorca

October 18, 2010

After I got my anti-biotics, I was quite content and feeling ready for adventure. We woke up semi-early and jumped in our still newly rented car. We had heard from the doctor of some beautiful beaches around the island and were set on going as far as we could with the advantage we had. We [...]

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Ferie Day 3: Alicante-Palma de Mallorca, Spain

October 4, 2010

We landed in Palma in late afternoon and after being sent back and forth between bus drivers a couple of times, each one telling us that the other one would take us where we needed to go, we got on the right bus and endured the forty minute ride to our hostel; packed and standing [...]

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