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25 Sep | Via D'Agostino | No Comments

Goodbye, Gaia

89 Days a Wanderer: Day Thirty-Four September 15, 2018 I was up for breakfast at the usual time–7:30-8ish–and so was Gaia, despite having been out so late last night. Gaia’s flight didn’t leave until the afternoon and I didn’t have any morning plans, so we crashed on the couch and watched most of the Prince …

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25 Sep | Via D'Agostino | No Comments

The Best Hugs Are Groot Hugs

89 Days a Wanderer: Day Thirty-Three September 14, 2018 With her remaining time in Cusco dwindling fast (today was her last day), Gaia was eager to cram in every possible last-minute activity. She’d finished all of her classes, and so had the mornings free before her volunteer work. One of the professors at La Academia …

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25 Sep | Maddie Grubich | No Comments

The Sun and the Sea

Today I am not homesick, for this place makes me feel more welcome every single day. The locals are overwhelmingly kind and I have made friends with both other travelers and Parians. The magic that resides on this tiny island is the purest form of magic. I sometimes feel like I have been here before, …

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25 Sep | Amber Burrows | No Comments

Navigating Madrid

Mis Clases This week was the first week of class for me in Madrid. Getting to class the first day was a challenge. I got very lost in the city walking to my university. However, everyone in this city is very friendly and helpful, especially since my Spanish isn’t the best. All of the professors …

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25 Sep | Via D'Agostino | One Comment

In Translation

89 Days a Wanderer: Day Thirty September 11, 2018 Because Gaia couldn’t get a student discount with her ID (they only accept the real card, not copies or photos, and it has to be international), she bought the two-day pass instead of the full, and much pricier, ten-day one. She had a fewer sites on it, …

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25 Sep | Via D'Agostino | No Comments

The Hodge-Podge Post (Every Blog Needs at Least One)

89 Days a Wanderer: Day Thirty-One September 12, 2018 El Museo de Arte Popular wasn’t much to look at. I got there five minutes after they technically opened, but because everything here runs on Perú time, they shunted me off into the Quechua museum first, which was open, free, and very small. By the time …

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