Conquering England’s Lake District

This weekend I hiked in the Lake District, located in the north of England. In other words, I murdered my muscles, froze my body, endangered my life a few times, tested my limits, and gained an overwhelming sense of accomplishment. I will recap this adventure in narrative form, so read on for the story of …

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Cinnamon Sally & The Fat Pumpkin

Quirky tidbits from my weekend trip to Riga, Latvia. I'm aware that the title of this post may be confusing. Who is Cinnamon Sally? Why isn't she called Nutmeg Sally?  Is she purposely discriminating against other spices, or does she really just love cinnamon? And aren't all pumpkins fat? Or are they just big-boned? I'm …

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