Category Archives: travel

Broke in Belgium

I arrived in Gent, Belgium on Saturday evening…and immediately lost my wallet. Maybe I left it in the phone booth after trying to call my couchsurfing host. Maybe it fell out of my pocket as I was getting change for … Continue reading

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Holland

I arrived in Holland last week, and met my friend Luuk in Amsterdam. He showed me a little of Amsterdam before we went back to his place in The Hague. The next day we drove to Southern Holland for his … Continue reading

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Hamburg

From Berlin I traveled to Hamburg via a ride-share with a German guy. Germany has the most heavily used ride-share system I’ve ever seen. It was no problem at all to get a lift from Berlin to Hamburg, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Copenhagen and Berlin

I spent Thanksgiving in Copenhagen. I had a mini-Thanksgiving dinner with my hosts (a Dane and a Canadian) and two Australian guests, so it was a very international meal. On Friday I met my Swedish friend Katharina for a drink, … Continue reading

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Copenhagen

I left Stockholm yesterday, after spending just over a month in the city. I hadn’t planned to stay so long, but my aunt in Oregon has been very ill with cancer, and she passed away a couple weeks ago. So … Continue reading

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Still in Stockholm

I’m still hanging out in Stockholm. Mostly I’ve been, well, hanging out. But I’ve gone out to some museums and checked out the town. I crashed the Stockholm Juggling Club last weekend, but it was kind of a slow day … Continue reading

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Hej från Sveridge (Hello from Sweden)

I’m in Stockholm staying with my Swedish friends. It’s been four years since I’ve been to Stockholm, and it’s very nice to be back. It’s a bit colder than London, but not too bad. The Swedes seem to think that it’s freezing … Continue reading

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London

I’ve been in London for a few days now. It’s a busy place. There are a lot of people and lots going on. I’m enjoying it. Not sure I’d want to live here, but I’m having fun visiting. Yesterday I … Continue reading

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Machynlleth, Aberystwth, Swansea, Cardiff, and other places with hard-to-pronounce names

I have been in Wales for a few days now. I hitch-hiked from Newquay to Cardiff because the train was quite expensive, and there isn’t a very direct bus connection. In Cardiff I spent one night in a youth hostel, … Continue reading

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Cornwall

I’ve spent the last week staying with my friends Ryan and Joanna in Newquay (in Cornwall). Cornwall is the south-west most part of England, and has a very different feel than the rest of the country. The Cornish descent from … Continue reading

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