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May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

Yesterday marked the end of the transitional holidays — can’t really call them “winter holidays” for us here because, you know, no winter — and now it’s back to regular programming for the rest of us. 264 more words


Take Care

Recently, I’ve been up in the mountains. The Pacific Northwest weather has turned; it has started raining, and a chill has settled in the air. People have cranked up their heaters, are lingering inside more and more, and the dark drifts in early. 751 more words


Lares Trek - Day 2

“Buenos días!!” came from outside the tent as Colm sat up and unzipped the door to greet Toribio, squatting outside in his down jacket and wooly hat, holding two steaming cups of Coca tea. 1,322 more words

Ancient Roman Ghosts: The Least You Need to Know

With Halloween coming up, I thought I’d do a few posts this months on ghosts. Let’s kick things off with the ghosts you’d have been likely to meet in ancient Rome. 444 more words


Lares, once-thriving Puerto Rico mountain town faces economic abyss


Issued : Friday, September 18, 2015 07:59 AM
Once-thriving Puerto Rico mountain town faces economic abyss
By : The Associated Press
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Ismael Rodríguez looked out on a nearly empty plaza from the clothing store he opened in 1960, now hemmed in by padlocked businesses in this mountain town in northwestern Puerto Rico. 930 more words

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Lares Trek

21 July – 24 July 2015

Soon after returning from our Salkantay trek we headed off for a few days on the Lares trek. Many of the tour agencies in Cusco sell this as an alternate to the Inca Trail or Salkantay treks and the photos that we had seen of it looked pretty nice. 1,933 more words


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