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Posted by | March 25, 2013
Global Glimpses: Medellín, Colombia

  In December 2009 I visited Medellín, Colombia. I took this photo in the far northeast of the city, the barrio of Santo Domingo Savio, a hillside shantytown that used...

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Posted by | March 22, 2013
Global Glimpses: Luanda, Angola

  In February 2010 I visited Angola, my husband's homeland. On my first morning in Luanda, we headed out to Tunga N’go market, in the run-down but real-life neighborhood of...

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Posted by | March 18, 2013
Global Glimpses: Oruro, Bolivia

  In February 2009, I spent three weeks in Bolivia on a guidebook assignment. In the unassuming Altiplano town of Oruro, I made a pitstop at Casa Arte Taller Cardozo...

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Posted by | March 17, 2013
Global Glimpses: Brava, Cape Verde

  In November 2012, I spent three weeks island-hopping around Cape Verde, a far-out archipelago in the eastern Atlantic, on guidebook assignment. I visited eight of the nine inhabited islands,...

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Posted by | March 14, 2013
Introducing: Global Glimpses

  The other day I was looking for a photograph among my online archives and realized what a great diversity of travel memories I have. If global experience could count...

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Posted by | January 13, 2013
Strange little anniversary

Yesterday marked a strange little anniversary: five years of my blog. Exactly five years ago, EverTheNomad.com was born. It has since gone through a few highs and lows. The highs...

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Posted by | January 1, 2013
State of the union to my peoples

So, 2013, you’re looking good to me. My gut says you’ll be grand. As for you, 2012, you’ve been... well: intense. People have been asking me where I’m from and...

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Posted by | November 27, 2012
Donate to Passports with Purpose & win a stay at Nicaragua’s dreamiest eco-lodge

The more I travel, the more travel strikes me as a huge privilege. For the vast majority of people on this planet, travel is but a far-out fantasy. Instead of...

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Posted by | November 15, 2012
One surreal night in Jaipur

There are moments in my travel writer’s life when I feel like I’ve accidentally entered a parallel dimension. When it seems like I’m living somebody else’s life, or watching a...

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Posted by | September 16, 2012
Tango, a passion resurfaced

I love it when old passions resurface. So it recently happened with one of mine: Tango. I discovered tango in 2002, when I visited Buenos Aires for the first time....

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