Three states, one territory (British Columbia), a 17% downhill grade (San Fransisco), one coyote sighting (Oregon), and gallons (probably) of gas station coffee were all part of the 14 day journey covering 2243 miles North to South along the West Coast. Day One – Vancouver, BC, Canada Caught the solar eclipse through the glass awning […]
Istanbul is an incredible city with much to see and do. Among them all, the biggest attraction to me was the blue-green river that split the city in two. Many of my most memorable moments were spent alongside or even in it.
Between boldly eating my way through street food and drinking my weight in çay (tea) I also saw a few of Istanbul’s sights, including the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi, and the Basilica Cistern.
Only one week into ‘work’ and we were on holiday. A group of 11 other coworkers and I decided to use our extended break to get out of Istanbul. With sunken ruins, clear waters, and the recommendation of those that had been there, Kaş sounded like the place to go.
It was a lot warmer when we got onto the train in Budapest than when we got off in Brasov, despite the fact that we were headed South. The 16-hour train ride was incredible, from the sleeper car to the changing landscape.
From the sepia sun and buildings of Morocco I was suddenly in a land of grey and blue when I landed in Tromso, Norway. Being above the Arctic Circle in winter, another thing was missing as well: the sun.
One of the biggest tourist draws to Costa Rica is the variety wild life, both flora and fauna. Although here for only a brief time, the variety of creatures I saw was amazing, from sloths to parrots and more!
This summer I served for a second time as Program Alumni for the NSLI-Y Pre-Departure Orientation for students heading to Rabat, Morocco with iEARN. At the same time, it served as my own second PDO for Morocco, where I will be heading back to this fall!