Archive for February, 2012

Labro, Italy

Labro, Italy

Last fall I spent three weeks in Italy. My primary reason for going there was to attend Italian Burning Weekend and reconnect with friends I’d met at Nowhere that summer. While at IBW, I met a lovely woman named Jane. She was supposed to head home to Australia immediately after the weekend, but decided to [...]

Marrakech Medina

Marrakech Medina

I spent last Monday wandering through the Medina with Thomas and Alison, a couple of friends from Seattle who are currently in Morocco for a few weeks. We explored the souks, toured the¬†Ali Ben Youssef Medersa¬†(the largest Islamic theological school in Morocco), and enjoyed “Scenes From Daily Life”, an exhibit of photographs of Moroccan history [...]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon, “Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)” Those of my beloved readers who have been following my plans since the beginning know that my itinerary has changed several times along the way. My very first draft itinerary was to spend last summer in [...]