Cycling: Wandle Trail and SE London
May 6th, 2018

It’s a beautiful sunny weekend in London so I figured it was time to take the bike out for a spin a year after the broken ankle. I found a group ride with London Bike and Beer Group, which I heard plugged at a Women and Cycling event at the Feminist Library awhile ago.

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Scotland: Arrochar & The Trossachs
December 31st, 2017

When I picked which village we would spend New Years in, I had no idea I had actually picked the same Loch around which my parents and I had explore via bus tour two years ago. I ended up in the very pleasant experience of retracing my steps. This time in a different season.
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Scotland: Stirling Castle
December 31st, 2017

On New Year’s Eve, it was raining heavily over Loch Long and we were too unadventurous to brave a walk. Instead we took the car to Stirling. The weather cleared up amazingly on the drive, though we had to ford quite a few flooded roads.
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Christmas at the Farm 2017
December 26th, 2017


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Hungary: Budapest Christmas Market
November 16th, 2017

Unbeknownst to us, Budapest had just opened its Christmas Market. We ended up spending time there all three days. It was exactly the kind of Christmas Market I have been dreaming about visiting and it just fell in my lap.
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Hungary: Budapest
November 15th, 2017

Budapest is effectively two towns split by the Danube River. Buda is the stuffy upper class Old Town and Pest is the place you’d actually want to be. When the two cities joined in 1873 they temporarily tried out the name Pestbuda which is a terrible name in hindsight. The Danube River is the second longest in Europe.
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Spain: Alhama de Granada
November 1st, 2017

I knew when I was planning this trip that I would regret going to Granada at the cost of an extra day in Alhama. Villages are where it is at, folks, I’m telling you.
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Spain: Alahambra, Granada
October 31st, 2017


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Spain: Granada
October 31st, 2017


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England: Apple Gleaning in Rye
October 16th, 2017


On my way to a charity gleaning event at a nearby apple farm, I arrived early to Rye so I could run around and take pictures of the old medieval town. Mermaid Street is one of the prettiest famous old streets of England.
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