Category Archives: Europe 2012

Europe 2012 videos, part3

The third and final set of travel videos. The last legs of the trip were not quite as thoroughly documented and I would have liked, but I did the best with the videos I took. Featuring Keith Bailey, Jess Johnson, … Continue reading

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the long way home

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So our trio split ways. I headed out of Spain and continental Europe all together (out of the Schengen as well, thankfully- I was about out of days) and Robin and Keith were in for some Portuguese adventures. We wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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no Spain, no gain

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For most of my trip I didn’t think I was going to make it to Spain- I thought I’d run out of Schengen days. But I couldn’t let that happen- everyone raves about Spain with its many cultures and great people- I … Continue reading

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a taste of Swiss Birs

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Off the beach, out of Croatia, and back to Budapest. From there we took another overnighter, this one west- back through some of Austria, a bit into Germany, and then down into Switzerland. Of what I saw, the Swiss countryside … Continue reading

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eastcapades pt.2

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On to Croatia, and finally some time out of the Schengen Zone. We were up before the sun to catch a train to the nation’s capital, Zagreb. We spent all day there, checking out the small city, relaxing in its … Continue reading

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eastcapades pt.1

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So, this was the original plan: Keith and I were going to meet our great friend Robin and her sister Jess in Prague. They were going to fly over in celebration of many things, but notably of Robin finishing her … Continue reading

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Europe 2012 videos, part2

The next installment of the Euro-trip montage. Sorry for the crappy filming, I guess image stabilization can only do so much for me. This one has bits featuring Khaled Kortas, Jibby Mac Hasanovic Ali, Keith Bailey, Kate Lennon, Meike Plant, … Continue reading

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il casa di Francone

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It was trickier than I thought to get from the start of the alps to Florence. I had the choice between a 12 hour bus from Lyon at midnight and crossing through the mountains or a 6 hour bus from … Continue reading

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un ami d’un ami cest un ami

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Let me tell you the story of Marine Serpault (pronounced Serpo for all us French newbs). Marine met my great friend Bryan many years ago when they were both studying in southern France. She came to California in 2010 to … Continue reading

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crossing paths once again

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It has been forever since I’ve posted and I apologize. Hopefully it won’t take much to recall all the good times I’ve had. At the end of the last post we had just taken Ed and Patrick up on a … Continue reading

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drei Berliners

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So it was yet another overnight bus- this one with Keith by my side. We drove south from Copenhagen and took a ferry back across the Baltic into Germany. From there we continued south to Berlin where we had plans … Continue reading

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$$$CANDINAVIA

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So, on to Finland. It’s really not too far- I think on a clear day you can even see some of Helsinki from Tallinn. It was only an hour and a half ferry, but of course distance isn’t everything. The … Continue reading

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Europe 2012 videos, part1

The first chunk of my Euro travel vids, edited into something watchable. Featuring many friends and hosts: Peter Levi, Casey Lovitt, David Levi, Rosie Jacks, Pol-Ewen Maisonneuve, Marynia Pawlak, Mariusz Bogacki, Olga Dabrowska, Benas Terekas, Sanita Herca, Daiga Herca, Rein … Continue reading

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“I must svim in ze Baltic”

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At the end of the last post, Pol-Ewen and I were hung over on a train headed out of Poland- a true testament to the power of the nation’s fine vodka. Our destination was Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, but … Continue reading

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Polandia

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So I said goodbye to the United Kingdom- it had been fun. I regret not making it to Liverpool or Edinburgh, but spending some time in the English countryside made up for that. Plus, I might make it back to … Continue reading

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Chep-stowaway

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After being submersed in loud, fast, crazy, expansive London excitement for over a week, I couldn’t possibly turn down an offer from Rosie to see some English countryside. Her family lives in the quaint town of Chepstow, just off the … Continue reading

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across the pond

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This post is dedicated to the great Keith Bailey- I’m sad that you’re not here with me my friend. To those of you who are uninformed, Keith, my great friend and intended travel buddy, snapped his collarbone in a biking … Continue reading

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