Travelling is one of my fundamental necessities - I'd go insane (well, more insane) rather quickly without taking a complete removal from the banalities of urban life every now and then.
While some trips are to independently beautiful areas, most trips are to see people. Oddly enough, some of the most satisfying reprieves have been from visiting friends in their urban lives - that "same-but-different" experience works wonders for keeping a well-grounded perspective.
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Where I spent most of my time eating good food. Oh, and Winnie and Steve got married.
Winnie & Steve's Wedding Website - for more pics than any mere mortal can possibly digest. But try anyway.
A few days after Steve & Winnie's engagement party (check it out), we (Nick, Steve, Winnie, Nikhil) headed out to spend a few days at these canyons. Although they were originally intended to be a stopping point for a trip through New Mexico, the canyons were more than interesting enough for a few days of stay. One (...)
Ah, Cozumel. Clear skies, unbelievable waters, and good food. It'll be hard to keep from spending every bit of vacation time here.
As a graduation celebration for Russell & Shirley, we (Russell, Sarita, Shirley, Nikhil) caught a cruise to detach ourselves from the black hole that is academia. Like any good black hole, however, escape from this one (...)