Currently sitting in my room in Amsterdam talking to Dan, back in Calgary, who travelled around Europe a year or so ago and was going to let me know a good place to stay if I go to Rome. Also talking to Janelle, who ate a cow heart and fried guinea pig in Peru the … Continue reading ~what a time to be alive~
today i: got lost on my way to a store where i could buy a router (because our internet is so incredibly broken). spent 20 minutes trying to choose the proper router. after choosing one, realized i forgot my wallet, so i had to head back home. got home, turned back around, bought the router. … Continue reading i’ve had better days than today.
You hear from everyone that travelling and studying abroad is “the best experience of your life” and that “there’s nothing better” and “it’s life changing” and blah blah blah blah you really ought to go. You think yeah I bet it’ll be fun, sure why not? You get to go on a little adventure and … Continue reading ramble
It seems smart to make at least a rough plan when you travel somewhere. That being said, you shouldn’t travel with the expectation that things are going to according to plan, because, chances are, they won’t. For the four of us who organized a daylong trip from Amsterdam to Leiden and then to The Hague, … Continue reading a day trip through holland
Mac deMarco is a really big deal here. I’m not surprised, but I think it’s kind of funny, because he’s from the little Edmonton, Alberta. I remember in high school when some of my friends loved him and would go see him play in grungy bars in Edmonton. Anyway, he is playing here in Amsterdam … Continue reading another one
The streets in this city have a sense of ordered chaos, with perhaps more chaos than order. Any traffic rules appear to really just be guidelines, with mopeds speeding in the bike lanes, the bicyclers leisurely criss-crossing paths at the uncontrolled intersections, and tourists stopping dead in the middle of the street to check their … Continue reading evanescent days