It’s Eid ul-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, and a two-day national holiday. It’s been nice, spending two days doing essentially nothing… because we can, i.e. because we’re in Jogja for 3 days extra than we had originally planned. Our trip has done a 180 from what we originally planned. I don’t say 360, only because we’re still going to be doing everything that...
the past is a good place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there– unknown
Six Planes Later...
… We’re in Yogyakarta! Now, to my family reading this post: please don’t freak out at the beginning of this… not all things when travelling are good or go according to plan. Luckily, Melissa and I dealt with things not going well by getting the hell out of Jakarta. Suddenly never hearing people say “I went to Jakarta” makes so much more sense. I’ve dealt...
Thanks to an Amazing Family
Tomorrow it begins, the adventure of a lifetime. I’m off to Indonesia for two and a half weeks, preceding eight months in Vietnam, with sporadic trips to Laos, Cambodia, and god knows where else intermittently. I’ve thought about if I want to switch to another blog interface or if I’ve wanted to stay on tumblr for almost a week now, especially with the influx of people asking...
we lost a great man today →
World Humanitarian Day →
wfp: Today, August 19, is World Humanitarian Day—a time to acknowledge the great work and sacrifices made by humanitarian workers around the world. It’s a time to remember the friends and colleagues we’ve lost this year and to be proud of what the humanitarian community has been able to accomplish. To find out more about World Humanitarian Day, visit the official site where you can find out...
I think at this point, I am supposed to be really excited to go. I mean, I’m leaving in five days. I’m almost entirely packed and can just spend the rest of my time in Toronto with my loved ones. Frankly though, I’m tired. I’m tired of talking about it. What I’ll be doing, where I’ll be living, how I am feeling about leaving and (according to my tentative life...
Hundreds march in New Delhi's SlutWalk →