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The Final Reflection

It seems fitting that I would write the concluding chapter of my travel blog while riding a train to New York. In Italy I wrote the vast majority of my journal entries, dutifully tapping away at my iPhone, while riding … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Parma: Day 4

We woke up at 10:00 and began the long day of travel that involved a bus to the airport at 12 (during which we drove along the coast on one side and the mountains on the other with incredible views … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Palermo: Day 3

Our plan for our last full day in Palermo involved going out of the city, via bus, to see the Duomo of Montreale which is supposed to be one of the most beautiful sites in the world. We used the … Continue reading

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4 Days to Try to Make Sense of it All, Palermo: Day 2

The next morning we woke up relatively early because we wanted to walk around the city see the Duomo and a few other sites before lunch. Before leaving I read some more of the New York Times magical guide which … Continue reading

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Paris: Reflections

Paris, as a whole city, is undeniably, unabashedly and unequivocally French. Unlike the other major cities to which I have travelled, Paris has successfully(for the most part) beat back the spread of Americanization throughout the world. It, and its people … Continue reading

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