3.29.17 Women Refugee Route Part 2: Lesvos

We had our final meal in Athens of 2 euro gyros and boarded a massive ferry at 9 pm on Sunday night, headed into the dark waves of the Mediterranean. We bought one sleeper ticket, banking on there being empty beds to be had once we had key access.  Each dorm room on the ship…

3.5.17 Stockholm, you are lovely

Recently, on a trip to Europe, I got to swoop in for a weekend to Stockholm and visit one of my best friends in the world! Emily and I have known each other since modified soccer tryouts. One of us was cut… Thankfully the emotional wounds of middle school eventually heal, and the rejection made…

1.15.17 Nicaragua: Adventure and Amor

17As we drove through the dystopian industrial wasteland of New York/New Jersey to Newark Airport,  the sun had not yet risen.  At 5:30 am there was already traffic, and the ambient light mixed with the fog/steam/smog gave everything an oppressive, reddish glow.  It was pretty grim. However, we were about to travel to another world! After…