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Montreal Adventures

Montreal Adventures

Quebec, Canada Twenty years ago, I never would have imagined myself learning French! I began learning French towards the end of September (2018), hoping to gain a better understanding before heading father north in Quebec than Montreal. You can visit Montreal without previous knowledge of French because the city is famously bilingual, speaking both French and…

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Historic Congress Park

Historic Congress Park

The mineral springs are by far my favorite thing about Historic Congress Park, but there are many other features in the park worth seeing if you’re in Saratoga Springs, New York. The park is situated in the center of downtown, between the Saratoga Race Course and Broadway, so it’s fairly easy to just happen upon…

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Tallinn’s Medieval Towers, Oh My…

Tallinn’s Medieval Towers, Oh My…

Contagious, enthusiastic hope for the future with an undeniable melancholy, persisting from the past. Old Town, Tallinn The most enchanting town, I never knew, I wanted to see so badly! I wish I’d had more time. Time is a funny thing. It was almost as if we couldn’t run out of time, an illusion brought…

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Two Nights in Helsinki

Two Nights in Helsinki

What a whirlwind Helsinki was. I have tried to figure out how long we spent in the city timewise, but I get lost somewhere between sunrises and time zones. Travel Day Another red eye flight. May 15, 2018 – The day  began with a long drive to get a ride, to catch a bus, to…

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Tulum National Park, Mexico

Tulum National Park, Mexico

I am always learning about places I have been. After researching and sharing some information about Norwegian Fortresses, I became extremely curious about another fortress type place I had been back in 2012. The Tulum Ruins in Mexico. Nathan and I rented a car at the resort where we were staying, and made our way…

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Indian Lake Island Campground

Indian Lake Island Campground

Gentle waves directly beneath me. I try to remember to breathe. With even the slightest movement a great panic rises within me. I take a deep breath. Breathing in the lake, the trees, the mountains, the sky, the clouds, the sunshine. I Exhale. Letting go of my apprehension, my uncertainty, my lethargy. Indian Lake in…

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