For Love of Tacos

I had my first dose of real Mexican tacos today and boy were they good.  I think I had beef but I’m not sure because the woman operating the stand spoke no English and...

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Bienvenido a Cancun!

The trip has finally started. I’m safely checked into the first of many hostels that I will stay at over the next year – and there wasn’t really any drama involved with getting here...

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Leaving On A Jet Plane

All my bags are packed Im ready to go Im standin here outside your door I hate to wake you up to say goodbye But the dawn is breakin Its early morn The taxis...

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Alone Time is Gooooood!

It’s been about a month since I left Portland on my goodbye tour of the US (which has lasted longer than anticipated unfortunately).  In that time I’ve stayed with several different friends and family...

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Ebay stresses me out!

Although I know you can get some fabulous deals on ebay (and I’ve gotten a couple for my trip), I rarely use it because it just seems like so much PRESSURE.  You have to...

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Photo albums are up!

I’ve finally go the photo album up and running.  You can check it out here:  http://www.vagabondette.com/photos. There is also a link on the left.  At this point, I’ve just uploaded pictures from my trip...

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To jab or not to jab?

Figuring out vaccinations and what medication to bring has been a big challenge for this trip.  This will be my first extended trip in a developing nation so everyone is recommending the following shots:...

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