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Auschwitz

Photo Friday: Auschwitz, Poland

“The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again” George Santayana Does anyone else have a morbid fascination with World War II and the Holocaust, or is it just me? Maybe I was exposed to Schindler’s List at too early an age. Maybe I was dragged to the Holocaust museum in [...]

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Ollantaytambo, Peru

Photo Friday: Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo, Peru: an amazing alternative to Machu Picchu! So it’s been way too long since I’ve uploaded a post onto my Photo Friday series! Bad blogger, I know. Looking back, I realized I’ve posted a lot of photos from Europe, where I spent most of my time. I need to expand my horizons! Why hadn’t I [...]

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Montserrat Spain

Photo Friday: Montserrat, Spain

Back a few years ago when I was living in Salamanca, my parents came to visit me over the holidays. While they were here I made my one and only trip (so far) to Barcelona. I don’t know what it was about Barcelona (the long lines, losing expensive tickets, getting pickpocketed or taking forever to [...]

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Positano

Photo Friday: Positano, Italy

While writing yesterday’s post, the 5 Most Beautiful Places I’ve Been…So Far, I had a blast going through hundreds of old photos saved on my external hardrive from trips I did years ago. I’ve been to Italy many times, but one of my favorite places there has to be Positano. South of Naples on the [...]

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Salamanca

Photo Friday: Salamanca, Spain

When I first truly fell in love with Spain and traveling was when I studied abroad in Salamanca from 2007-2008. The oldest university in Spain and the third oldest in Europe, Salamanca, is filled with medieval, historical charm. Nestled in the south of Castilla y León, one of the most traditional “Castilian” areas in Spain, [...]

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