Monthly Archives: September 2011

The curious case of Baarle-Hertog

Several weeks ago, Michiel stumbled on a great new map website, called OpenStreetMap. It’s a free, editable map of the whole world. Though it doesn’t have a ‘satellite view’ like Google Maps, the quality is far superior in my opinion. … Continue reading

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Gourmet Party!

In the Netherlands, doing “gourmet” means firing up a mini-grill, putting it in the middle of the table, and everyone gets to cook their own food! It’s really awesome because you can shove a bunch of stuff onto a skewer, … Continue reading

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Italian adventures with a friend from home – Part 2

Here is the second half of my photos from Italy. These are mostly taken in Cinque Terre. After staying the night in the town called Corniglia, we decided to take the train to one of the other towns — called … Continue reading

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Italian adventures with a friend from home – Part 1

In early August, I flew to Rome to meet up with my friend Lori. We’ve been besties since our university days, and she’s currently on a worldly adventure of her own as well! Earlier this year, just after I left … Continue reading

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