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norway/sweden

for four days, we traded ubiquitous sunshine in southern california for darkness in northern norway and if I’m being honest, it scared me. I’ve read about it before so I thought that I would be prepared but I wasn’t. driving from oslo, we were surrounded by beauty: mountains on our right and the north atlantic ocean…

cuba pt III

“we shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time” -t.s. eliot, little gidding after we’ve traveled the whole world and we’re old with wrinkly, leathery skin we’ll come back to where it all started confused by…

cuba pt II

in mexico city, we had pulled out 1/3 of our money saving the other 2/3 to withdraw in cuba. andrew and I don’t like traveling with large sums of cash on us and stupidly figured that we would be okay. when we got to havana however, our cards didn’t work. I don’t know if it was our bank,…

cuba pt I

one of the first things andrew and I did when obama lifted the cuban embargo was buy plane tickets. cuba has been a longtime dream for andrew and has obsessed about it ever since I met him in 2011. back in april when we bought the tickets, you had to electronically acknowledge that you fit in 1 of 12…

honeymoon part II – kos, greece

kos, greece. I get anxious just writing down those two words. there’s a lot to the story behind the decision of going to greece for our honeymoon starting with my senior year of undergrad when I was elected religious vice president of my university. before I started the job, I sat and thought about how much potential came…

honeymoon part I – denmark

right after we got engaged, we both knew that we wanted our honeymoon to serve a purpose rather than solely devoting two weeks to our own desires. it’s funny because we both didn’t know it but we were both trying to buy surprise honeymoon tickets for each other… except that I wasn’t sneaky enough and…

25 March: Mexicali, Mexico

  As we were in line in Mexico to go back to Calexico, this guy was talking to someone on the other side of the border.