Monday, November 9, 2009

Netbooks, Google Docs and Travel

November 9, 2009

We brought a laptop with us on this trip. Technically, it’s a netbook; a Dell Inspiron Mini 10, which has been invaluable. If you read travel blogs, some people swear by having a laptop, and others curse the very idea of bringing along a technology when the goal is to escape. We fall somewhere in […]

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Somos Peregrinos: Walking El Camino de Santiago (Part 1)

November 9, 2009

Early on the morning of October 27th, Anjel and I set out to walk El Camino de Santiago for 10 days. Known as Le Chemin de St-Jacques in France (where we started) or simply The Way of St. James, the walk is a traditional Catholic pilgrimage that has been traveled for over a thousand years.

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Historical Context: Language Roots

November 9, 2009

The afternoon before we left London for Amsterdam we realized that it was going to be the last chance for us to conveniently purchase any English literature for the next four months, so we swung by a bookstore and picked up a few books to tide us over (thinking specifically of the 6 internet-less days […]

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