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  • Vacation in Mazunte

    Travel Journal from Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico | Mon Dec 28, 2009

    As I have said before on several occasions regarding my experience here in the beautiful Oaxaca City: I love life.  I visited a great archeological museum at the Santo Domingo Church, visited the ruins of Monte Albán, learned a few phrases in the indigenous language Zapoteco and have been making friends with loads of local Oaxaqueños.  On the way back from lunch today I even walked through a …

    Loving Life in Oaxaca

  • A crazy Oaxaca wedding!

    Travel Journal from Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico | Fri Dec 18, 2009

    I might have one of the coolest jobs ever.  For work, I am currently living in one of the most beautiful and fun cities in the world, Oaxaca, Mexico.  I am then heading to San Jose, Costa Rica on Christmas Eve to help lead IEP's Alternative Spring Break for Towson University.  On my way from New Jersey, I also stopped by London, England to visit my Oaxacan boyfriend and got …

    England, Oaxaca, and onto Costa Rica..!

  • In attempts to become somewhat less Norwegian, and a little bit more Mexican....

    Travel Journal from Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico | Fri Dec 18, 2009

    ….I have dyed my hair brown and have officially moved to Oaxaca. I’m here. And it is wonderful. Oaxaca is beautiful and is a delight for the senses - I am surrounded by lush mountains, gorgeous flowers that overhang cobblestone streets, barking dogs, brightly colored houses, fabulous music and delicious food. The food here is so good and healthy - it is by far the healthiest …

    In attempts to become somewhat less Norwegian, and a little bit more Mexican....

  • Gallery

    Travel Journal from Spain Barcelona, Spain | Fri Dec 18, 2009

    Barcelona - November 2009

  • Looking back

    Travel Journal from Costa Rica Atenas, Costa Rica | Thu Aug 13, 2009

        I’ve only been back home for five days now, but the change in lifestyle from the rest of my summer is already shocking to me. Houston is a bustling, huge city of over four million people living fast paced lives striving to reach the American Dream. Costa Rica, on the other hand, is a humble country with the same population as Houston that seems perfectly content to be right …

    2009 Summer in Costa Rica

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