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Throwback Thursday

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

The Throwback Thursday series is a collection of posts from my collegiate adventures in Turkey (2011), Italy (2012), and Peru (2013). The entries will contain my original post with a few minor edits – italicized in brackets) in addition to a few photos from the trip. It’s fun to see how I’ve changed since and because of these particular trips, so I hope you enjoy these little slices of my travel history.

  • TBT: Yosemite National Park Gallery

    Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. – John Muir

    In March 2014, I joined a few other women from my college sorority on a spring break trip to Yosemite National Park. A far cry from the crowded beaches of Mexico, Yosemite was just the outdoor playground we were looking for. We hiked to the peak of Yosemite Falls and took a day trip to Hetch Hetchy. While we didn’t climb Half Dome (we’re saving that for a five-year reunion) or scale El Capitan, it was a great week in one of the United States’ most beautiful National Parks. Enjoy! Continue reading →

  • TBT: Hagia Sophia, Underground Cistern, and the Prince’s Islands
    Prince's Islands Ferry

    Prince’s Islands Ferry

    The Throwback Thursday series is a collection of posts from my collegiate adventures in Turkey (2011), Italy (2012), and Peru (2013). The entries include the original posting from the trip with a few minor edits – italicized in brackets –   in addition to a few photos. It’s fun to see how I’ve changed since and because of these particular trips, so I hope you enjoy these little slices of my travel history.


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  • Throwback Thursday: Turkish Baths in Istanbul
    City Wall

    Old city wall of Constantinople

    The Throwback Thursday series is a collection of posts from my collegiate adventures in Turkey (2011), Italy (2012), and Peru (2013). The entries will contain the original posting from the trip with a few minor edits – italicized in brackets) in addition to a few photos. It’s fun to see how I’ve changed since and because of these particular trips, so I hope you enjoy these little slices of my travel history.

    My first throwback post will be from my second day in Turkey when my classmates and I decided to get Turkish baths. It certainly wasn’t what we expected… Continue reading →

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