Category Archives: History

Here’s to Another Dozen

Here’s to the man who has known me for 15 years and has always loved me the most, who is not afraid to see me or scared that I’ll get boring, and always supports me, who is willing to try … Continue reading

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Shadows, Sunrise, Stalin, Snow

Awake and surrounded by darkness, I turn on the TV to watch a minute of a mustachioed man run a marathon, like an Indian version of Forrest Gump, to let my eyes adjust before walking into the dining area for … Continue reading

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Candles in Cathedrals to Convents

The great thing about exploring a city while staying at a hotel that serves breakfast hours after you’re ready to go is that you can come back and eat after some early morning exploring… even after waking up early and … Continue reading

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Markets, Museums, and Hotels

I stayed in bed until the sun was awake enough to cast a rosy hue over the golden buildings, brown mountains, and blue sky in the distance. I was also hoping the heat rays would be a few meters closer … Continue reading

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Gallivanting to Georgia

For those that have been reading my blog, for years now, I feel like I don’t need to remind you how excited I get before a trip. This one would be no different. I set my alarm for 5:45, not … Continue reading

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