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Part 2: Adventures in Cartagena and El Caribe

The journey continued with a ridiculously long day of travel departing Buenos Aires at 4am, 3 flights between 3 countries and finally sharing a taxi with a new airport buddy to meet my 2 friends in Cartagena at 8:30pm. Total travel time = 16 hours. Needless to say, I was so excited to meet my two friends after wandering solo for the last few days … Continue reading Part 2: Adventures in Cartagena and El Caribe

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Part 1: Buenos Aires Walking and a Wedding

In September 2013, I had just arrived in the Czech Republic for my Fulbright year and remember receiving an excited message from my good friend from university: she was engaged! For a moment I remember feeling so far away—not only physically, but also emotionally. Here was my friend taking a huge step to settled adult life and here I was, about to embark on a … Continue reading Part 1: Buenos Aires Walking and a Wedding

Adventures in the Dirt

It’s been a long and busy month and half, full of lots of adventure, so that it feels overwhelming to try and recap—mostly because time is flying by! It’s hard to believe that it’s already July. Time has been a strange thing lately. Less than a year ago I had just finished teaching and still had two more weeks in Znojmo. Now I’m about to … Continue reading Adventures in the Dirt