SanFran 

Today I emerged feeling refreshed from a long, get-ye-gone-jet-lag, sleep. And things just went smoothly from there. SF was sun, sun, sunny, and the wind that constantly barraged my hair made me feel like I was in a shampoo commercial. Walking along the water led to some happy places. Like where I could see Alcatraz […]

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Unavoidable Existential Thoughts Which Accompany Visits to the Ocean

Today, it actually was something resembling warm–so I got on a bus for 20 minutes to Sumner and went to the beach! I sat on a rock and ate a sandwich and then watched as the ocean washed away my oh-so-carefully engraved words in the sand. **shameless plug: see more pictures on my Instagram under this […]

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Take Me to (Christ)Church

They told me it would be cold here. I just thought they meant, you know, a warmer cold. But no such luck. So, as my back pack is full of shorts and skirts and dresses and things befitting the summer of the Northern Hemisphere and not the winter of New Zealand, I had no choice but […]

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Big Blue

Some days you almost get blown off of the top of a mountain, but that’s okay because the view was pretty great! @ the Blue Mountains in Katoomba.

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(Re)birthday

Laying half-priced jackets over wet benches and navigating early morning conversations under neon lights. Getting reacquainted with mushy peas and flaky pies while watching the last beams of the sunset play on the surface of the harbor. U2’s music making its way into my heart via my headphones as I watch people stretch out optimistically […]

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Day Trippin

It all started with the promise of ramen. Way back in my first week in Tokyo (wow, how time flies!), another girl in my homestay invited me to  go with her and her friends to the neighboring city of Yokohama. What followed were delicious food and breathtaking views. Click here to read more about my day […]

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