Posts Tagged ‘ travel ’

passover in reno: part 2

May 1, 2009
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THE PASSOVER SEDER!!!! reading the hagaddah!!! a drop of wine for each of the 10 plauges!!! hardboiled eggs!!! matzah!!! matzah ball soup!!! brisket!!! flourless chocolate cake and my lovely fruit plate!!! chocolate and apple cakes!!! finding the afikoman!!! CHAG SAMEACH!!!
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passover in reno: part one

April 25, 2009
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after portland i flew down to reno to visit my family and to celebrate passover. for those of you who aren’t familiar with the myriad jewish holidays (there are so many to keep track of), passover is the holiday that coincides with easter and commemorates the jews’ escape from egypt after being enslaved by...
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im on the marrakech express

April 23, 2009
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i’m trying to plan out my trip, specifically the leg in morocco. during my research, including lots of library books, podcasts, and googling, i’ve found some amazing things that i just have to see. one of them being GOATS THAT CAN CLIMB TREES! wow, i have to see this, it’s amazing!!! other sights include:...
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what i ate…in portland

April 17, 2009
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forgot to mention the amazing delicacies i indulged in while up north. like… BURGERVILLE!!! PINE STATE BISCUITS AND GRAVY!!! HEART SHAPED BANANA BREAD!!! PECAN PIE!!! SUSHILAND!!! MT. TABOR PICNIC!!!
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portland: part 4, SO LONG

April 16, 2009
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it’s always terrible to leave old friends, even for the second time around. my best ones, caitlin and haley and noah, were my first friends in college and are still up in the northwest. c & h are graduating this semester from college, woohhoo!!! noah graduated a semester early, that bastard! we rendevoused at...
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zoe's place

April 14, 2009
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this is zoe’s studio apartment, conveniently located near holocene in the semi-industrial part of southeast portland. her apartment boasts a terrific view of downtown (particularly at sun-rise/set) and a hide-a-way bed camouflaged as a built-in. how convenient! zoe is amazing, i hope to see her soon in san francisco, her hometown!
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arriba!

June 5, 2008
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i spent the last 2 weeks in mexico with nico. most of our time was spent in akumal, a small town south of cancun and playa del carmen. it was founded in 1958 as a diving community and still has some of the best diving in the riviera maya. it was the best vacation...
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