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Solo road trip

Saturday, 2 Jan 2016 | Views [140]

My traveling might be reaching addiction status... Just kidding, sort of. ;) I was "so done" with traveling when I arrived home mid November, or so I thought. But then my dad invited me out to Arizona for Christmas, which I hadn't done in a few years.... Read more >


Lessons Learned: 'Murica

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2015 | Views [219]

Well, I never wrote a closing entry to my trip. I suppose in some ways writing this meant I had to face that it was really over! During my last few days in New Zealand, I met some wonderful people, including Mani, who runs Intersex Awareness New Zealand.... Read more >

Tags: art, auckland, museums, new zealand, united states of america, wellington, xenophobia


Aaaand I'm back!

Sunday, 27 Sep 2015 | Views [149]

Updates: I decided to return to my hometown of Phoenix to recenter before attempting my solo travel adventure again. As I stare in between sentences at the ethereal lunar eclipse that is happening, I know I made the right decision, with the help ... Read more >

Tags: phoenix


Street harrassment happens EVERYWHERE.

Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | Views [301] | Comments [1]

I realized I didn't point out enough in one of my previous entries that while I experienced a little street harassment in Delhi, this is not just a problem with Indian men. I cannot say I have experienced it every single place I traveled, but if I had ... Read more >

Tags: advice, delhi, india, racism, sexism, solo women travelers, street harrassment, traveling, united states of america


Is it respect...or cultural appropriation?

Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | Views [601] | Video

I wrote on Day 6, "Dancing in Delhi," that I took a Bollywood style dance class and that I was feeling hesitant to ever show anyone the video that was taken of this.  I didn't come out and explain exactly why because I wanted to read a ... Read more >

Tags: delhi


I'm here!

Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | Views [122]

Just posting this to let everyone know that I have made it to my hostel after a very long journey. The ride here from the airport was chaos, as I expected- van with a door that one has to pry open, no seatbelts, lanes are just suggestions. saw some cows ... Read more >


Hometown-Chicago-Newark

Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | Views [130]

I said I'd be in India the next time I planned to write, but as I sit enjoying this lovely Chicago evening it's hard to resist making a post. After I finished packing my gigantic backpack last night (hopefully no more than 50 pounds ... Guess we'll ... Read more >


Goodbye, US...

Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | Views [120]

Since I last posted, I have: recovered from a 5 week long cold, taken road trips to Austin and Chicago, moved out of my house with the help of a friend, moved said friend out of his house, continued to gather information and items ... Read more >


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Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery


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Just the Beginning

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | Views [123]

Like everything else I've done or attempted to do, the process of planning and committing to this trip has been an emotional roller coaster. I've struggled against and embraced many questions since I first realized that I wanted to do this trip: What ... Read more >

 

 

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