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Bus Trip South

I got dropped off at the greyhound bus stop at the Burlington Airport at 1:30 in the morning. The greyhound sign was hard to see at the tail end of the departure airline stops. It was also the middle of the night. Luckily my brother’s nocturnal schedule accommodates 1 am drop offs. Taking my bags out of his Isuzu trooper I started to get the feeling that I maybe should have packed a little lighter. Had it really been that…

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Holiday Markets of Old Town Prague

Through the cold snow of Prague before Christmas, we walk from markets in Staroměstské náměstí to Mala Strana smelling the bread, fried meat and sweets of Czech delicacies. We tread the slippery cobbled streets carefully dodging tourists watching the astronomical clock in Old Town square with decorated trees and watercolor prints of the Charles bridge. The Christmas markets, selling trinkets that are not junk made in China, like in Napoli, but hand crafted amber jewelry from Poland. They have woven…

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UK arrival staying in Soho

Getting to Soho by cab from Heathrow airport I took in the scenery like swimming backwards through a dream.  By the time I got to Heathrow, I was well into my 27th hour of travel since leaving Cleveland airport.  I was hungry, tired and seriously in need of a shower and just beginning to regret the full weight of my two heavily overstuffed bags.  Never having had much experience with public transportation, I rushed out toward the black cabs, not…

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