Category Archives: travelling

Travel In Budapest – A Gluten Free & Vegan Guide

Finally, I found myself in Budapest.  Well, I did not just find myself there I went there.  On purpose.  I have heard so much about it.  Lashings of adjectives like beautiful, romantic attached themselves to travellers summations of the spirit … Continue reading

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Travel In Germany – Leipzig

I arrived into Leipzig on the fast (70 min) ICE train from Berlin.  The fare was not cheap (costs between €29-40) and I could have taken the more leisurely 2 hour, €8 bus, but I was impatient to get here.  My … Continue reading

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Week One: Berlin

Upon your first visit to Berlin, Germany some things are going to immediately flag your attention.  Not just the language that, to me, makes little sense right now, or the strange feeling of spaciousness but other things.  They will be … Continue reading

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Monte Alban. Tripping through Mexico. [with slideshow]

The sun if soft on mismatched chairs.  ‘Goooaallllll,  real madrid’, is being screamed into the room from a TV screen.  Three waiters are transfixed, whilst in the corner the left arm of a gold Japanese plastic cat is waiving on … Continue reading

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Taking dusty steps toward writing

My head is as hot as my feet.  Pounding with words and ideas.  As any writer knows, when you get the impulse to write, it doesn’t diminish if it is not immediately fulfilled.  It pounds incessantly on the door of … Continue reading

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Crear – Bringing into being, that which Action and Faith allow

I wonder if Freda Kahlo taught me something about art?  Not how to daub oil on canvass or turn a drawn line into story  ….but how to keep your art within, until it is ready to form itself.  When you … Continue reading

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Hot Temazcal and Hands of a Thousand Fingers. Single Girl Travelling in Oaxaca.

When in Rome….or Mexico or wherever… I had flown down to Oaxaca to submerge myself into a culture of food and folklore.   My desire was to experience some traditional pastimes.  Everyone likes massage, I’ve tried most.  I’ve been needled, … Continue reading

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Travels en Mexico – Mi Corazon

Anzuelo y el Sedal. (Hook. Line. Sinker.) Mexico…. 3 days (tres dias) and I’m already captured by its charm! You know how you can like a person on sight; decide to buy a house before you’ve even nosed around all the … Continue reading

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Argentine Travels – La Boca & somedays life just doesn’t play ball…with photos…

UPDATE! It continued… After the saga with the bike lock and having picked up another bike, I took to the bone shaking cobbled streets with my two wheels and peddled about the gridded streets.  I happened across some great cafes … Continue reading

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Travelling. Learning to dance with Buenos Aires [with photos]

Lunes Noviembre 19th, 2012 Argentina has been frustrating for me.  My progress, like a Tango, forward back, forward back.  A side step here and there.  Argentina is the man.  My body alert to his warmth.  My feet react to his.  … Continue reading

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