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Sterile Neighbourhoods


While walking around with some friends in Dona Paula, our discussion veered to its architecture. We started comparing buildings, appreciating some but more often bemoaned the fact that for the most part they were loud, gaudy, and, at times, completely out of scale. 765 more words


Untimely Exit

Portuguese man of war – – miffed after being thrown off plane – http://tinyurl.com/on4wm5j


Melaka. Malaysia

Une pause de trois jours entre deux visites nous amène à Malaka, plus vieux port de Malaisie et ancienne ville coloniale dotée de beaucoup de charme. 321 more words



Old and lost times of youth and refuge
Triggered mem’ries of things once treasured
Laughters and sorrows tied by longing
Fill my present and my tomorrows…
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Bem-vindo a Lisboa!

Today I started my classes for the Curso de Verão da Lingua Portuguesa (Portuguese language summer school) at the Universidade de Lisboa in Lisbon. The course is going to last for the next four weeks, every weekday 9am – 1pm. 876 more words

Year Abroad

Host Dad Approved

Last night my host dad and I were talking and even though it was English day we were talking in French for some reason.

Side Note: Monday through Wednesday we speak English and Thursday through Saturday is in French. 588 more words

Random Musings