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where in the world is steph.... Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? -- Mary Oliver

friends family and snow

USA | Tuesday, 2 Nov 2004 | Views [876]

Hello everyone, I have gotten a few e-mails inquiring about my current location. Well I have left the warmth of the Greek Islands and am in Juneau where I woke up to a light dusting of snow on the ground today. I have actually been home a week, had to ... Read more >

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haunted castles

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 11 Oct 2004 | Views [518]

My last Scotland e-mail was a little rushed, not that this one will be much better, but where I am sending this from a castle, I thought you might all appreciate it. That’s right, tonight I will be sleeping in a castle that has statues in the main hallway, ... Read more >

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GERMANY | Saturday, 9 Oct 2004 | Views [573]

Hello Everbody (liz what does that remind you of?) Greetings from the land of the Loch Ness monster, yep I am in Scotland and no I am not going to eat haggis. But how did i get here you ask......well let me fill you in on my latest adventures....... Read more >

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sand in the shorts

GREECE | Friday, 1 Oct 2004 | Views [776]

Greetings everyone! I know it has been a while since my last update, I believe where I left you hanging was I was in Rhodes trying to find a way out of that very....shall i say interesting.....island. I wanted to get away from people, tourists and all ... Read more >

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TURKEY | Sunday, 12 Sep 2004 | Views [648]

Greetings everyone!  Turkey proved to be great. We left Selcuk on a night bus and headed north to Gallipoli, the site of a very important battle durring world war one. many aussies and kiwis died and it has since become somewhat of a mecca for twenty ... Read more >

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im in turkey not one

TURKEY | Monday, 6 Sep 2004 | Views [635]

greetýngs everyone. where to start....oh yes the cruýse. work charted a boat for everyone and we went on a day cruýse to two ýslands. the fýrst was hydra whých was beautful. there ýs only one car ýn town whých ýs to delýver the produce that comes to town ... Read more >

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closing and goodbyes

GREECE | Thursday, 2 Sep 2004 | Views [428]

YASAS!!!!! Well I have been increadibly busy lately. As you all know the olympics are done, and I have met that with relief and a little bit of sadness.Today is my first day off sinceI got here a little over a month ago.Leading up to the end we all got ... Read more >

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GREECE | Thursday, 26 Aug 2004 | Views [512]

The end is approaching. Can't believe the games are almost over.The other day I went to see some gymnastics which was great fun because I was ditching work, we couldn't stay long but got to see some cool stuff. Today after work I went and watched the ... Read more >

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opening ceremonies

GREECE | Monday, 23 Aug 2004 | Views [548]

Hello again everyone! I have enjoyed hearing from all of you, stories from home and abroad. Sorry if I don't respond to you individually but please keep me update I love reading your e-mails! So lets see what has been happening. In my last e-mail I talked ... Read more >

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athens olympics

GREECE | Tuesday, 10 Aug 2004 | Views [514]

Yasas!.Hope everyone is doing well. Sorry for the mass e-mails, but it truly is all i have time for. interntet access has become a true privlage. i have been working 12 hours a day, coming in early in the morning. which means i get home and take a nap ... Read more >

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Getting there is the battle

GREECE | Sunday, 1 Aug 2004 | Views [401]

Hey everyone, so after the longest four days of my life, i have arrived in athens. lets see first i got to stop in seattle and have lunch with allie (yeah!!!) which was the highlight of my day considering my plane was unable to land in denver due to thunder ... Read more >

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JAPAN | Sunday, 18 Apr 2004 | Views [429]

I returned to Japan in 2004 for the wedding of my former college roommate (of multiple times), and good friend Lizzie. Maybe one day I will be able to write about it without incriminating anyone.

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Gallery: Europe 2003

ITALY | Monday, 12 May 2003 | Photo Gallery

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smilling cappuccinos

FRANCE | Monday, 31 Mar 2003 | Views [489]

At the end of March, I took off to Europe with my friend Elizabeth. Not much can be published about our misadventures, but we did have a good time. We visited France, Italy, and Greece; managing to survive anti-war rallies, floods, Easter lines at the ... Read more >

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Graduation Present to Myself

JAPAN | Thursday, 4 Apr 2002 | Views [429]

My grandmother reminded me that I haven't posted anything about my trips to Japan, so they don't show up on the list of "places I have been". Well unfortunetly I don't think I am going to get anything real posted for some time, so this will ... Read more >

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SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 9 Mar 2001 | Views [670]

The countdown has begun; I leave in two weeks. All of us are dreading leaving, (all of us our leaving on different days), but those of us working in the schools are dreading our last day there more than anything. Working with the Amy Biehl Foundations ... Read more >

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My real world

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 31 Jan 2001 | Views [706]

Greetings once again from sunny Cape Town. I hope that everyone enjoyed my last e-mail, and if not, too bad. After reading some of your responses, I realize there are some things I need to explain that not everyone knows. I am studying here in Cape ... Read more >

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First Impressions

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 25 Jan 2001 | Views [641]

Hello everyone! This is my long overdue e-mail as this is the third week that I have been here in Cape Town, South Africa. I hope that everyone is well. Just a warning this e-mail is long, so you may want to save it until you have the time to read ... Read more >

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Museums, Museums, Museums

NETHERLANDS | Sunday, 31 Dec 2000 | Views [556]

On my way to South Africa, I was lucky enough to have a 12 hour layover in Amsertdam. Not just any twelve hour layover,  but one in the middle of the day 8am to 8pm, so I could actually get out and enjoy the city. It was an intense journey of museums, ... Read more >

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The joys of nepotism

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 15 Sep 2000 | Views [475]

Thanks to my dearest Aunt Linda, I got a job with Behind the Scenes Catering at the Sydney Olympics. Highlights included, the G'day blimp, having lunch with my cousins in the Rocks, climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge with my cousin Ali, being able to see ... Read more >

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