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There and back again

So here we are, my final entry for this trip. My luggage never did make it to my hotel. Instead, this morning when I returned to the airport to catch my flight home, I stopped in the baggage terminal and lo-and-behold: there it stood, in a sea of other lost and damaged bags. It must … Continue reading

Nothing but coffee and the clothes on my back

I believe that my first entry in this summer’s journal said something to the effect of ‘travel is not for everyone.’ Funny how that is how my journal began—and now that I am preparing to end my journey, that is also how it will end. When I arrived in Madrid after 12 long hours of … Continue reading

The Salamanca frog

The last time I was in Madrid I saw most of the city because train and bus service had closed down due to the 3/11 train bombing, which made trips outside of the city impossible unless you had a car. Nevertheless, since this was the first time my Australian travel mates (Grant, Brendan, Krystal, and … Continue reading

Traveling is not for everyone

Traveling is definitely not for everyone. I can understand why some people are not keen on the idea of travel when it involves painfully long queues at airports and security checkpoints, and odds in favor of something going wrong, whether it be a delayed flight, losing your luggage, or paying way too much for a … Continue reading

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