Category: Air Travel

Beginning of ‘Umayri 2012

It’s been a bit of a whirlwind getting here – with emotions ranging from low to high. It’s been hard to think about how Saxon won’t be there when I get home, but there is a lot going… Read More

So Sleepy…

Bear with me, I’m a little out of it. My day started at an ungodly hour this morning, wherein my brother-in-law dropped my sleepy butt off at the airport to start my journey to Bulgaria.

Hot Air Ballooning!

The alarm went off at 4:20am. Nothing new for me, but I do believe I sprang out of bed because today was the day I got to go hot air ballooning. Floating up in the air is an… Read More

I Made It

It’s been a tough few days. It’s hard to have been one of the last ones to leave Jordan, saying goodbye so many times to so many people I’ve fallen in love with. My roommates, my fieldmates, my… Read More

Arriving in Jordan

For someone who considers herself at least somewhat of a writer, I certainly haven’t written anything yet – and it’s been what, five days since I left Calgary? I think a lot of this trip will be spent… Read More

Goodbye Nicaragua 2009

It’s taken me almost a week since being home from Nicaragua, but I’ve finally managed to sit down and write this post. Last Monday, I woke up at the crack of dawn to haul my tired and still… Read More


Yesterday, I went on a little adventure with Darryl, a friend of mine from photojournalism school. She’s just moved back to Calgary after living in Nelson, BC for some time. When she was talking about moving back here,… Read More

Exploring Lima and Heading to Cuzco

After landing in Lima, we decided to stay for a few days, just relaxing off the jetlag and catching the sites around town. We took some time to go down to Central Lima, taking the micro buses, which… Read More

Needing an Official Archaeologist Badge

Just after posting my last entry, I made my way back to the hotel and took a nice long nap. Like, a great nap. I was so sleepy and wonderfully drowsy. However, two hours into my nice, long,… Read More

Don’t Fly United Airlines

In the wee hours of the morning, I woke up in a great mood and surprisingly free of my normal airplane anxiety. I figure this was because I was just so excited to get away from the chill… Read More