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Travel | Nepal’s Mardi Himal Trek

Trekking in the Himalayan mountains has been something that I’ve dreamed of doing for awhile now, so when a friend of mine living in Nepal told me about an all women’s trek that she and her sister were organizing, I didn’t miss a single beat before agreeing to join. Without a doubt, the best decision …

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Travel | Visiting Bishkek

Travel: Visiting Bishkek | No Apathy Allowed

Kyrgyzstan first appeared on my radar in a real and concrete way last summer as I learned I would be consulting on a research project in this Central Asian country. Having very little idea about Kyrgyzstan, I tried to orient myself by reading books and manuscripts about its cultural history and talking to friends from Kyrgyzstan and …

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A Little Update

It feels like ages since I last spent time in this space and I’ve really missed sharing here! Since I last posted, it’s been both a winter wonderland here in Bremen and flowers and trees already began blooming in early February. The pace of life since returning to Germany after the holidays (photos and tales from Seattle …

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Mexico City

After Seattle and Tepoztlán, we spent the last day and a half of our vacation exploring Mexico City.  Wow, what a place. The expansiveness of it all is pretty mind boggling.  Even though we made sure only to travel during non-peak times, the subways (3 pesos per ride = 23 US cents!) were unbelievably crowded.  We also …

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Digital Nostalgia

Yesterday, I was inspired to clean out all the boxes stored under my bed. Almost everything was thrown in the trash or sent to Goodwill. But I did find a few treasures, including the cd’s with digital copies of photos I took back in 2003 and early 2004! These included photos from my trip to …

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