Category: Road Rash

Misfortunes on the road

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SCUBA Diving the Great Blue Hole in Belize

A Beautiful Morning Last Tuesday, I woke up at 6:00 a.m. on a beautiful island off the coast of Belize. Palm trees were blowing in the wind, and I was preparing to go SCUBA diving at the Great Blue Hole. Don’t know much about this giant,...

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Welcome to Arizona!

I was happy enough to be wintering in Arizona. Even looking forward to working again and saving up a little money for the next adventure. I was planning excursions for my days off to places like Sedona. For the first time in many, many months I...

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Damn you, Delaware!

Got into Delaware last night for three days in Rehoboth Beach! Too bad it’s so windy the birds can’t even fly where they wanna fly. Besides the beach, I literally knew nothing about Delaware. Sorry, Delaware, but you aren’t exactly making the headlines out on the...

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New York City, Baby!

I’m baaa-ack! I spent three months in NYC for a fashion internship roughly a decade ago and for all the traveling I do, I hadn’t been back. Until yesterday. Super stoked to be in the big city, on my first day, I decided to go...

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Re-poed Moped

“Everything takes forever here in Guinea,” I complained to my mom. “Well, what exactly takes forever?” “I dunno, but it’s like if we go to town to buy a pineapple, like, 12 people have to come and then we have to make all these stops...

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Ramadan in Guinea

Today is the first day of Ramadan. I should have thought about that before booking my ticket. I seriously hope I get sufficiently fed for the remainder of my time here. I saw Sorel eating a piece of bread today though, so I asked Ali...

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On My Way to Africa!

I did it!! Holy crap: I’m on my way to Africa! I found a bus ticket from Seattle to Vancouver and a reasonably-priced, last-minute ticket leaving from Vancouver, B.C. to freaking Conakry. I’m a little bit nervous because well, I screwed up big time. My dad is...

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Chichen Itza

Best pseudo-Christmas present ever! A quick and dirty trip down south to catch a little Vit D and throw down another check mark on my travel list. Or at least it would have been had it not been for the immediate and all consuming food poisoning...

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Zapatista, Crapatista

I´ve now been to about 12 temples, three museums, every park and market in this town. It´s small. There was one thing I wanted to do before I moved on to the next town however; I wanted to take a little day trip to see...