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Meet The Chef

Now that I am back in the States and quite rested, I am preparing mentally for the next leg of the journey, as well as making the most out of the time I have left here. 1,237 more words

Birthday Party

From Nature to the Baltic Chain


Tautvydas had asked me last night if I would like to go with them to a market, because he wanted to buy a watermelon to eat (he loves watermelon, but how can anyone not?). 2,952 more words


A Few Stories From My Hosts

I don’t know if you have noticed that quite a few of the pictures I have posted of churches, the outside of the churches have been pastel peach in coloring. 956 more words


Siquijor, Philippines Part 2

I apologize for the lateness of this followup. I’m not staying in a four-star hotel, I’m staying with the people, where WiFi is spotty. The family techie, Eric, has juggled cellphones, simcards, services, and called in favors to arrange an internet connection for me. 354 more words


A Swedish Man in Vilnius

Today (I say “today,” but I wrote this yesterday) I was out in the city having lunch at some sort of Greek food restaurant, and realized I was running out of Litas. 1,939 more words


My Host-Mom in Kazan'


The name does not translate now, but in Russian her name looks like this: Айгуль. Aygul’ was my host-mom in Kazan’, although she is not very old so maybe she was more like a host sister, or a host cousin, I don’t know. 1,735 more words

Interesting People

Interesting People: Markus Persson

“Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens.” That’s it. 111 more words