Travel Blogs from South Saint Paul
... I will use this blog to document my activities as I continue to get ready for China.
I want to thank my family, friends and my academic advisors who have supported me as I completed my application. I appreciate having you standing behind me in my decisions. I am so blessed to have you all. Thank you!
“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often ...
Well in just a little over 24 hours the adventure begins. . . .our 21 hour journey from Minneapolis to Thailand. The trip starts at 3pm tomorrow with a 12 hour flight to Narita, Japan there we have a 2 hour layover before the 7 hour flight to Bangkok.
Time to get packing!
We would have missed our flight if we had checked bags. I thought we left at 725 but we left at 7. As usual, our gate was the absolute farthest away from security any gate could be and we arrived as they were boarding. That makes 2 screwups on my part. Getting old!
Flight was short and uneventful and arrived home to a heat wave! Next day I got an email from booking.com - I had booked us at the Sleep Inn. Ouch!
After a few weeks of lots of assignments and getting ready for Mid-terms its Thanksgiving in Canada!!
So what better way to spend it than in Minneapolis in the US. We were so lucky with the weather it was 30 degrees everyday and little wind. We left on the saturday morning at 4am. I went with Gabi (of course) as we do everything together, Lars, Tomas and Marcel.
I was the only one unable to drive due to my probationary license from home even ...
... was fairly reminiscent of the drive from Denver to Summit County, except that itīs dotted with pickup loads of Guatemalans riding in the back of pickups as they speed around alpine curves. I asked Edgar if it was "peligroso", he said yeah, itīs really dangerous but itīs not illegal in Guatemala. I was a Ļchatty Kathy pretty much the entire ride, I wanted to really milk my $15 worth of Spanish conversation. It turns out that Edgar has 2 kid with ...
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