Category Archives: Europe

(O)porto

2010-09-24

Ignorant as I often am, I had no idea that Porto existed before going there. Turns out, this city deserves more than is accredited to it... Let's start by describing the city itself. I was lucky enough to not find a single fast food chain anywhere. The buildings reminded me of an Italian town, … Continue Reading ››

Oriental Beauty

2011-02-06

"I went to Albert this weekend." "Where?" "Albert." "Never heard of it." I'm not surprised that many people never heard of Albert. It is a small town in the middle of the nowhere, surrounded by farmland, somewhere near Amiens in Picardie, northeast of France. Little red brick houses along the sides of the narrow, damaged roads lead … Continue Reading ››