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Not Your Average Summer: A Short Documentary About My Summer in India

By Kristance Harlow | July 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Whether you read my blog post on India or are new to Digging to Roam, here is a very short documentary about my summer in India at the Tibetan Buddhist Nunnery. Having a busy couple of days, so I am sharing a video instead of something written. I made this years ago but never actively…

Photography & Memory: Flashback To Living at a Tibetan Nunnery in the Himalayas of India

By Kristance Harlow | July 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
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The symbolism that saturates daily rituals in the nunnery may be religiously profound, but they are also just ordinary experiences to the people who live there.

Why I Can’t Sit Still: Finding Comfort in Globe Trotting

By Kristance Harlow | July 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
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In the last 7 years, I’ve been in 9 different countries, on 3 different continents, lived in 4 of them, moved to 10 towns/cities and 17 different homes…

Family, Fires, and Gratitude: How 1 Year After My Dad Died, He Saved My Life

By Kristance Harlow | July 10, 2013 | 8 Comments
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Today my blog post is really personal, it’s a story that I need to tell and I haven’t known who to tell or even how to tell it, so I thought I’d start here with my readers. I hope it’s a story that can in some way inspire you to keep moving forward, no matter…

Fish and Chips in Durham, England

By Kristance Harlow | October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
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Went into the city centre again today and ate some very filling (but very delicious) fish and chips. There was some sort of costume convention going on. Spotted two Waldos and had my first sighting of a Mary Poppins character, Bert the chimney sweep. Durham is incredibly beautiful. The city centre is so historic and…

Birthdays, Harry Potter, and Sundays

By Kristance Harlow | October 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
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My birthday was on the fourth and some friends taped a bunch of balloons to my door. We had cake and went out to eat at an Asian food restaurant called the Fat Buddha. I had the sweet and sour chicken that was, to say the least, delicious.  Matriculation into Durham was this past week. It’s a…

Rain and Trains – Traveling from Glasgow by Rail

By Kristance Harlow | September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments
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On my way to Durham today. Another rainy day is in the works, but I don’t care…I’m in Europe! I tell ya, walking 3 blocks with two roller suitcases, a serious hiking backpack and a shoulder bag is a lot more exhausting than it sounds. The people I met in Scotland were all really friendly…

Durham, England

Welcome to Durham, England – Short Post

By Kristance Harlow | September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
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In Durham now. I love it already. The city centre is much larger than I imagined and based around a historic very old city and huge cathedral. There are stores all over the place there and no cars are allowed in the old part of the city. I’ve only seen a few areas of Durham and…

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