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Last two days of a wonderful short trip

It was a very short but, still, great trip to the UK and Greece.

The last day of my visit at my family home was relaxing… just spent time with everyone and met more friends. My sincere apologies to everyone I missed. My days were totally packed :-(

I’ve

First day/night in Greece

I don’t expect all nights are going to be like my first one in Thessaloniki because if that’s the case, I’ll need to take a vacation immediately upon my return to Seattle :-)

Wow! The welcoming was amazing.

Kostas picked me up from the airport and we headed towards

Weekend trip: Cascade Loop

I spent this weekend on the road. It was absolutely great! I wanted to get out of Seattle, listen to some live music, ride, smell the forest, write, think, etc. etc. It’s sooooo liberating to be on the road. It’s refreshing to meet new people, dance, philosophize, and put

Evergreen State Fair and The Pretenders

I had never been to a farmers’ fair here in the US until last Saturday, when I visited the Evergreen State Fair. It was lots of fun :-)… Many different types of animals, art stands, food, music, events, and many-many people :-)

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Great weekend in Vancouver

This past weekend was all about exploring a city. Vancouver was the chosen destination, even though I’ve been there so many times. It was about good food, music, walks, absorbing the city vibe, conversation, etc. (Oh… and a lot of book work as well).

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(Walking around

Olympic Peninsula – Shi Shi beach

I spent this past weekend at Shi Shi beach, over at the Olympic Peninsula. Cris and I have been discussing a camping trip together for some time now.

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(Location of Shi Shi beach)

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(Driving past Lake Crescent on the way… don’t ask who took the photograph

Weekend of riding, camping, hiking, lake swimming, windsurfing, and book writing

… Phew… what a fun weekend that was! I had such a good time even though i am now suffering the consequences (more on that later). I seriously needed the time to switch off. The weekend was totally packed but I still had time to contemplate a work-related decision.

Report on weekend road trip + Coldplay

I hit the road this weekend. It was fantastic! I needed to be on the road by myself, in order to concentrate on some Web book writing and also to gather my thoughts and feelings. I find that being on the road is very southing to the soul. I

July 4th: A beautiful day

I woke up early and decided to go for a road trip with my bike. I decided to head towards the Bainbridge island. My friends Sophie and David also had a similar idea but 2 hours later than me :-) So, while they were driving towards Port Townsend (north

Glastonbury 2009 – It was another great one

I am back in London now. Glastonbury was another amazing experience.

I arrived in London on Thursday evening with a plan on how to reach the festival fields but without having booked anything. BIG MISTAKE. I knew it was going to be an adventure getting there given my late

Glastonbury weather :-(

I guess it wouldn’t be a Glastonbury festival if it didn’t rain :-( It appears that showers are forecast for the weekend, even though it’s beautiful and clear now. I just hope that we won’t have to fight through the mud again (camera got wet in 2008,