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.
Our race against the snow was successful, and on January 7th we arrived in Jerusalem. Read about the previous part of the trip here. Fun fact: I’ve actually been to Jerusalem before, but have no memory of it. Technically, I’ve even lived there for a year while my parents worked there. Enough time to have been […]
It’s the final countdown! This is our last week here in Morocco, and I’ll be rushing to do all the studying for our final tests and projects, as well as see everything I want to before we leave. We spent this past weekend here in Rabat, and I got to relax a little: going to […]
I got to ride a camel. This past weekend we went to the Sahara Desert. We left Friday, driving Southwest. As we drove, the scenery changed more and more. The colors of the countryside were tan and rocky one moment, then next green and lush. We spent the night at a hotel in Midelt, but […]
Whether you call it a bucket list or life list, the idea is the same: these are the things you want to do before you ‘kick the bucket’. I had to create one for a school assignment, and so much of it is travel related that I’m posting it here. The first 50 were created […]