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Argentina Road Trip to Andes Mountains

By Kristance Harlow | March 5, 2014 | 4 Comments
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Intense Carnaval under Tilcara’s bright sun, Incan ruins, eating llama, camping in the cold Andes, and viewing the Hill of Seven Colors. There is much to tell.

Anxiety Relief at Posada Itaca, Buenos Aires

By Kristance Harlow | January 25, 2014 | 2 Comments
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My anxiety was growing and I did not know what could relieve it. I visited Posada Itaca, an oasis of a farm only an hour and a half from Buenos Aires.

Best Birthday Ever – Argentina Knows How To Celebrate

By Kristance Harlow | October 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
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I’ve had my fair share of crappy birthdays. In my second year of college, a friend and I had planned on a dual baking party for our birthdays, which were only a couple days apart. At the last minute she told me she didn’t want to have a party anymore and the plans fell through.…

Landscape with horse Ireland

3 Moments In Ireland I Never Wanted To Forget

By Kristance Harlow | October 1, 2013 | 2 Comments
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The wind was beautiful and soulful, light yes riddled with gusts of beauty. On the walk to Mount Shannon I heard Irish ancestors speak to me in the mist.

Snow Spotted Mountains and Himalayan Goodbyes

By Kristance Harlow | August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
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The Himalayas were always releasing snow and pouring it down the mountainsides, keeping the stream behind the nunnery filled with fresh water.

Belfast – Visas, Strangers, and Markets

By Kristance Harlow | August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Autumn, 2011 Belfast’s kind strangers We’ve all had those days where everyone seems to be out to get you. It happens when you travel too. When I lived in Oxford, England I was on my lunch break and popped over to the train station across from work to use the passport photo booth. On my…

It’s all so crappy, moving is crappy

By Kristance Harlow | August 9, 2013 | 3 Comments
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No, this isn’t some city girl complaining about a small town. Easiest way to express how much you don’t want to move? Call everything crappy.

Poland: Scary Roads, Christmas Markets, and Vodka

By Kristance Harlow | July 30, 2013 | 2 Comments
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December 2010 Poland: Scary Roads and Christmas Time In a couple previous posts I wrote about being in Berlin for the first time with my friend Olivia in December 2010. After staying in Berlin for a couple days, Olivia’s uncle picked us up and drove us to Wroclaw, Poland. The roads were covered in snow…

The Taj Mahal, Fatephur Sikri, and Traveling Friends

By Kristance Harlow | July 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
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May 2007 Making traveling friends in India Previously, I wrote about touters and haggling over rickshaw prices in Agra, India. It wasn’t always such a hassle to get around and I wasn’t always alone. I made friends with some fellow travelers. Flashback to visiting the Taj Mahal, I had just walked away from a man who…

Himalayan Memories: Trying To Capture Every Moment

By Kristance Harlow | July 22, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Why, when I am in the midst of an amazing, beautiful and rare adventure am I paralyzed by myself? Why do I fear life? I drift through the days, counting.

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