Category Archives: Emails from Abroad

Emails from Abroad #16: Holidays in the Southern Hemisphere

The final travel email before finally starting The Mochilera Diaries.  Maybe meeting the lovely Alex from Alex in Wanderland was the final push I needed!  Written from Cusco, Peru, December 15th, 2013. “I knew you were all dying to know what … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #15: Holidays in Cusco

Holiday season in Peru, 5 months of South American travel behind me; written from my “home base” of Cusco, December 13, 2013.   “I’ve been in Peru for nearly 2 months and even more time has passed since my last … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #14: Colombia to Ecuador

Letter to friends and family, two-and-a-half months into my South America trip; written from Quito, Ecuador, October 7th, 2013. “It’s been just about 6 weeks since I left Venezuela.  I flew to Colombia with just a little trouble from the … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #13: Livin’ La Vida Venezolana

First update from South America at the end of a one-month volunteer placement in Santa Elena de Uairén, Venezuela.  Written, miraculously, with the shittiest internet connection I’ve had the misfortune of relying on, August 12th, 2013. “I’m nearing the close … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #12: See you later, Thailand!

THE last email from Thailand.  Written through happy/sad tears (yes, there is such a thing), February 28th, 2013. “Hey friends!  Once again, sorry for the several-month email hiatus.  This’ll be my last big update, as I am leaving Thailand in … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #11: One Year in Thailand

Holiday letter to friends and family during my first case of homesickness after more than one year living abroad; Chiang Mai, Thailand, December 26th, 2012. “Good morning friends!  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you! “I haven’t written … Continue reading

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Emails from Abroad #10: Island Vacation, Learning Thai, Future Uncertainty

To family and friends after half a year teaching Kindergarten English in Chiang Mai, Thailand; September 9th, 2012. “Ehhh so I’m not so good at writing emails these days!  Sorry about that. “Work is going well as usual although I am so ready for … Continue reading

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