The Important Things

With caution, I stepped on the scale. Curious more than concerned. Have I mentioned that Europe has delicious bread? And gelato. And waffles. And chocolates. Negative 4 pounds? Something must be wrong. I stepped off, and back on. Pleasantly surprised, I chalked it up to the Austrian alps and German vineyards and went back to…

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My Adventure by the Numbers

Or… What To Do with Yourself When You Have 10 hours to On A Plane and Can’t Fall Asleep 42 Friends in 15 Countries 32 Trains 31 Days 28 Email Adresses (from the 42 friends) 15 Runs 9 Hikes 6 Host Homes 5 Hostels 4 Bodies of Water (that I put my feet or whole…

Childhood Dreams and Real Things

Here I sit, overlooking Lake Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland and my thoughts turn pensive and sentimental. I am about to take a train back to Barcelona – my starting and ending point. Just like the lake before me, if I merely squint, I can see the other side. The place where this adventure ends. I’ve…