An Adventure in Athens

Athens is a city of history like no other. Its ruins have stood in place for thousands of years, and its traditions are many. Yet, modern buildings and contemporary culture are growing to blend the new with the old. All of it makes for an exciting travel experience and a beautiful city to explore. When... Continue Reading →

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In Early Days

The sun shone brightIn early daysWhen gilded dragons swamThrough endless skies.And the nights were darkAs papa's coffee. Monsters lurkedIn all the shadows,Claws twisted and sharp.But the covers offered A warm, snug havenFor my mind to wanderOn and on. Love burned hotIn early days, drunkOn ladies' laughter.The flick of a hipOr the touch of their gazeCast... Continue Reading →

My Break in Barcelona

After my trip to Madrid, I took a bus ride to Barcelona, a gorgeous city nestled between the sea and the mountains. While Madrid is a city seeped in history, Barcelona is hip and modern. That is not to say Barcelona has abandoned its history. After all, I stayed in a hostel in the Old... Continue Reading →

Vacation in Madrid: Day 2

See Madrid Day 1 here! On my second day in Madrid, I decided to be a bit more artsy. Madrid is home to several amazing art museums. Not least among them are the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Prado National Museum. Simply put, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has everything. You can find art from the 13th century... Continue Reading →

Vacation in Madrid: Day 1

Having finished my classes for the year, I decided to treat myself to a vacation. And what better place to vacation in than Spain? Good food, rich history, and stunning architecture. First I went to the country's capital, Madrid. Although a modern city, Madrid has taken active steps to preserve its history and culture. All... Continue Reading →

The Song of Night and Dawn

The night smothered the bruised, black skies, And a foul wind began to rise By the devil’s wills, beyond the hills, Where all the world’s evil lies. The night swam through the rivers deep, Towards a town with no gates, no keep, Where fate had led us to the dead, Who lay in a cold,... Continue Reading →

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