I am writing this from the courtyard what I have decided will be my cafe in Oaxaca. Jazz is playing over the speakers and I am sitting in the courtyard with free wifi sipping on a chocolate helado (iced chocolate) and procrastinating starting my Spanish homework from the class I just completed.
I flew into Mexico city from JFK on Wednesday at lunchtime and in a sleep deprived haze, slid into a booth at an airport hot wings restaurant, aptly named “Wings” Read more
As Swiss trains are so punctual, if you have time, a stopover in Zürich means that you do not necessarily have to stay at the airport.
Check in your bag if it’s not already checked through to your destination, and then if you want, also leave extra luggage at the left luggage counter (4CHF) so you can walk about with only your essentials. Read more
Today it occurred to me how much my lifestyle has changed without access to a car.
I walk everywhere, and if I need to carry something, I do that too.
Like purchasing and then having to walk a quilt from Willis St to Thorndon, a distance of about 3km; or deciding I cannot live another moment staring at the artistically rendered and framed drawing of a club? pencil? wooden spoon? hung on the wall at the end of my bed, and so marching across Wellington to the art store (thinking about 2/3 of the way there that this was a long way) to purchase something more” me”, and then realising I have to also walk this back across the city and home. Read more