In the land of palm trees

Confession: I had only seen palm trees once before my March Break on the west coast. In 1998, my father and my friend’s parents yanked us out of school for a few weeks to drive down to Florida. I was captivated by the weird looking trees. And recently it hit me: I want to go…

Desert Things

Basically, this blog post is as barren as the Algodones dunes. Here, have some pictures of sand.    

San Francisco

I accidentally went to San Francisco. When I was planning my solo March Break adventures, I was putting in a lot of airport combinations to see what was cheaper, and I ended up booking to San Francisco instead of San Diego, like a total rookie traveller. When I saw my mistake, I figured it was…

Random things that happened in California

-I got a piece of cactus stuck in my finger for 2 weeks -I also ate cactus. A different one. -I ended up in a commune -I accidentally went to the Scientology headquarters -My rental car got swarmed by thousands of bugs that squished all over it. The wipers couldn’t even get them off. I…

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Yes, we drove 14 hours round trip to visit a museum. If you’ve read this blog in the past, you`ll notice that former prisons tend to be a bit of a trend on here. One of my close friends and I have made a point of visiting as many prisons turned museums that we can….

Waterfalls, or: Friday off work

I have some innate inner force that attracts me to pretty much anywhere that is new to me. It doesn’t particularly matter what or where, if it’s a discovery and it’s new to my eyes, it works. One of my best friends drove up to Laval Friday and we decided to enjoy a sweltering hot…