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travel musings

Posted by | May 11, 2008
Back to the roots in Croatia

It's been five days since I arrived to my homeland. It is not a holiday; yet another time, I'm doing a guidebook update. I've worked on a few Croatia guides...

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Posted by | April 23, 2008
Wanderstruck in Portugal

I'm watching the sun slowly fade over Alfama from my Lisbon apartment, realizing that in less than two weeks my Portugal sojourn will be over. So here I am, mulling...

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Posted by | April 2, 2008
Being & not being here & now

As I write this, I am sitting in a beautiful corner room at Farol Design Hotel in Cascais, a seaside suburb of Lisbon, with waves of the Atlantic crashing literally...

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Posted by | March 27, 2008
Tribute to my Brooklyn bag

I am sitting at Lisbon airport waiting to board my evening flight to Barcelona for a family visit - my nephew is celebrating his fifth birthday this weekend. As I...

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Posted by | March 19, 2008
Musing on friendship

A wave of coincidences swept over me today. What started it all was an email exchange with fellow blogger Heather in Bristol and a beautiful poem she posted on Heather...

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Posted by | March 13, 2008
Interview with a travel writer

Fellow blogger Liz at Write to Travel, a great source of information and inspiration, has a fun weekly series called Interview with a Travel Writer. Her past guests have included...

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Posted by | March 7, 2008
Slowing down in Lisbon

These days, I take small steps. After my fall down the stairs and the breaking of a bone in my spine, I've only ventured out of the apartment on a...

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Posted by | February 21, 2008
Pain in the ass, in Lisbon

After a hiatus of a few days, I am back. With a fractured bone though! Since my fall down the stairs a week ago, the pain wasn't getting any better...

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Posted by | February 17, 2008
Rainy Lisboa

Today was the first rainy day since I've arrived to Lisboa. It felt great to spend all day inside, listening to the rain pounding the windows and discerning the Castelo...

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Posted by | February 16, 2008
Moamba and my ass

My news since yesterday - on the way to an Angolan restaurant in Lisbon's Alcântara neighborhood, I fell down the slippery stairs in my apartment building, sliding on my ass...

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