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Summer Camp in Corfu, Greece

“You’re looking different! Browner, shirt open – not like a school teacher!” the host beamed. I wasn’t sure what she meant by her last, and I didn’t feel changed as compared to a few days earlier, but she was probably … Continue reading

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Travelers Have Bad Days, Too (Athens)

I’m not sure what to say about Athens. I want to be charitable, and I really wanted to like it. I was in the city for three nights, arriving late for the first and departing very early following the third. … Continue reading

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Bergen, Norway: The High Cost of Low Living

I arrived in Bergen yesterday afternoon. It’s a lovely town, but not the sort of place with which I could fall in love. It’s a tourist haven. It feels like the outdoorsperson’s variant of a place like Bruges or the … Continue reading

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Day 20: Castles and Doughballs! (July 4th)

After a few-hour drive and then a stopover last night in Prague at the family apartment, we’ve moved to Krušovice to stay with some extended family for the next few days… Today we went as a group to investigate Krivoklat, … Continue reading

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Day 19: Ostrov

It was good to meet back up with Nicolle last night at the train station. She, her mom, and her sister (whose website is here) met me at Karlovy Vary. They took me right to dinner in Ostrov, where we’re … Continue reading

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