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Scenes: Barcelona

Scene 7: Barcelona, Spain 410. Barcelona, Spain. “Occupy and Resist” 411. Barcelona, Spain. Cat occupying and possibly resisting. 412. Barcelona, Spain. The view from Park Guell. 413. Barcelona, Spain. Alice in Wonderland-esque walkway in Antoni Gaudi’s Park Guell. 414. Barcelona, … Continue reading

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The Greatest City in America?

When it comes to death by gun, Detroit and New Orleans remain the two most murderous cities in America. The good news of 2013, however, is that in comparison to the year prior, both of these cities saw a significant … Continue reading

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Scenes: Paris

Scene 6: Paris, France 383. Paris, France. No hand-holding allowed in Paris, apparently. Especially not between parents and children. 384. Paris, France. Notre-Dame. 385. Paris, France. The view from Notre-Dame, 1. 386. Paris, France. The view from Notre-Dame, 2. 387. … Continue reading

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Beautify All Things

“That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.” The above words were spoken by a young man who, in 1831, managed to … Continue reading

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Scenes: Lisbon

Scene 5: Lisbon, Portugal 359. Lisbon, Portugal. Che Guevara’s silhouette accompanied by the line, “Too much conscious kills action.” 360. Lisbon, Portugal. Finite real estate. 361. Lisbon, Portugal. 362. Lisbon, Portugal. Welcome to one of the most unfortunate realities of travel … Continue reading

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Silencio en la Calle

One fine day in September of 1973, a right-wing military junta overthrew the government of democratically elected Chilean President Salvador Allende. With swift efficiency, leaders in the Chilean military used their nation’s Air Force to bomb the presidential palace – … Continue reading

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Scenes: Scotland

Scene 4: Scotland 342. Glasgow, Scotland. 343. Glasgow, Scotland. A disproportionate number of the nicest people I’ve met in my life reside in Scotland. Friends and I stopped in this cafe for breakfast and shelter from the seemingly ceaseless rain … Continue reading

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