So I've left my husband... behind. For two months, to be exact. I've taken a seasonal job working in a shop on Main Street in Bar Harbor, Maine, just next to Acadia National Park - one of the most beautiful parks in the United States. Atop Penobscot Mountain For those of you who know me, … Continue reading Seasonal work in Bar Harbor, Maine
"When you're in France, speak french," the officer said to me, his hair slicked back, eyes narrowed, looking like the corrupt character in a French crime novel. I did my best to convey our situation: "oui, monsieur...notre voiture - elle était garée, maintenant elle est partie..." Our car, which we had parked just up the … Continue reading Parlez-vous français? Honeymoon week 1: France
Johannesburg may be a bustling city, but it is easily within reach of a number of mountain bike trails and parks. Just after I moved to South Africa in 2015, I bought my first race-worthy mountain bike. I remember the joy I felt as a kid racing around the neighborhood and parks on my bike. … Continue reading Mountain Bike – Johannesburg
Cycling paths abound in South Africa, if you know where to look.