Greece, Stop 4

I arrived in Athens for a few days before continuing my travels. And while it was valuable to get to know my new home and find my way around, there isn't much to talk about. I will have a month in Athens when I get back from visiting the islands and that is when I … Continue reading Greece, Stop 4

A Note to My Kidney Stone

Such pain Such torture I thought you were my appendix Or maybe the colon But no You were a tiny stone Causing mass havoc I will never forget those kind souls Who wrapped their arms around me when I could not walk And fed and checked in on me when I could not move Two … Continue reading A Note to My Kidney Stone

Tangier, Stop 3

I loved Tangier! (Well, I mostly spent my time outside and around the city but I very much enjoyed the area.) I took the early morning, 5 hour train from Casablanca to Tangier. Since the bar was set so low in Casablanca, I liked Tangier almost immediately due to the lack of street harassment upon … Continue reading Tangier, Stop 3

Casablanca, Stop 2

I thought very long about this post and what to write about my visit to Casablanca since it was not overwhelmingly positive, and I've decided to be transparent about my experiences and feelings... Casablanca was the second city on my itinerary and I only planned 2.5 days there since, during my research of the city, … Continue reading Casablanca, Stop 2

South Africa, Part 2

My time in South Africa didn't really feel like most vacations do. All of us volunteers had to leave early in the morning and had activities scheduled until 5pm most days. It felt like I was working there. Only on the weekends did I feel like a tourist. I do wonder if Cape Town would have … Continue reading South Africa, Part 2

First Weeks In South Africa

There is already so much to say about this country and my experiences here. It hasn't even been two weeks and I have experienced such varied and opposing situations and ways of life. On the one hand, there is a very wealthy sector while others live in complete poverty. I don't pretend to understand all the … Continue reading First Weeks In South Africa