Ukuphila Kunzima. Life is difficult.

The other day I sent an email to 30 or so friends and family members who have been asking me what is it that I am doing out here. It was interesting to see who responded. It’s always interesting to see who makes an effort to keep in contact while you’re traveling. Traveling can be … Continue reading Ukuphila Kunzima. Life is difficult.

Retroactive Iceland

Ok, ok – so this post is really late. Almost a year late. But I’m going to post it anyways, because Iceland is incredible and you should read about it from my perspective. I mean, at least look at the pics? I’ll give you the summary version. Iceland was a really emotional experience for me.  … Continue reading Retroactive Iceland

Embracing my loneliness in Budapest & Prague

Before I left for my trip, when people learned I was going to travel solo through Europe for 3.5 months their response was often along the lines of “Wow, you’re so brave!”. I didn’t really understand what they meant by that, but responded with a side smile and head nod. I had been dreaming of … Continue reading Embracing my loneliness in Budapest & Prague

A Memorable Lesson in History and Humility

I want to preface this blog entry by saying that it is absolutely not my intent to offend any persons or groups. I am simply sharing my personal experience and thoughts. I have nothing but the utmost respect and consideration for all those who suffered as a result of the tragedies of WWII. My first … Continue reading A Memorable Lesson in History and Humility