and finally… Oaxaca

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 … Continue reading and finally… Oaxaca

5 Hours in Zurich

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 … Continue reading 5 Hours in Zurich

Ambling Along

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 … Continue reading Ambling Along