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Grace Weiss
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Stranded in Glasgow
Bright and early, Alejo went to school and I stayed home to pack and check email until my time of departure. I would be traveling to Glasgow by bus and Alejo by plane. I had been arranging my arrival with a "friend" I met in Bogota a few months before. He h...

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Once again in London ready for Gig
I hadn't seen Julia in a while and taking advantage of the fact that I was invited to a Temple Velocity Gig whose members where friends of Alejo, I invited her to join and catch up a bit. We met in Camden Town and after discussing what to do until the time ...

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Cardiff and Bristol
The next day I thanked Julia and J ü rgen for their incredible hospitality and for all the fun we had had. I packed, we said our good byes and promised to meet up again during the rest of my trip. So off I was again. Next destination: Cardiff. One of my fri...

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Birmingham and Stonehenge
While still in London, once Julia told me we where going to Birmingham, I said I wanted to go to Stonehenge the day after the party. She told me that even though she had been in England for four years, there were lots of attractions she hadn't visited and t...

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First week in London
So, after my incredible time in Belgrade, I was off again in Business class to London this time. By the way, I think I hadn't mentioned that while in Istanbul, Alejandro dropped the bomb that he had already payed his rent for the next two weeks and there wo...

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17 hrs in Belgrade, Serbia and the story behind 'They say I've got Mangas'
So there we were, finally at the airport. Curiously the night before I had no idea what airline I was flying because it didn't say anywhere on my confirmation email. This was the only flight I had gotten directly with Skyscanner. It was a flight to London w...

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The remaining 3 days and a half of my time in Istanbul
So by this point we had reached Wednesday, day 4 into the trip. And this is where the real challenge began. The Topkapi Palace. It is extraordinarily massive and every room is so full with artifacts and history its really hard to remember even half of all I...

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Next 24 hrs in Istanbul
Before I continue with the story, I must make you listen to the son g that tormented me the rest of the trip, thanks to my mother. She sent me this video from Looney Tunes, about Istanbul no longer being called Constantinople. This was the song that Alejand...

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My first 24 hours in Istanbul, Turkey
It was a sleepless flight. The man behind me had a baby that wouldn't stay still, and the girls in front wouldn't stop gossiping and moving around, ending up in me being in a bad mood to start the day. And it didn't improve. At 6 am, having landed and in th...

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60 hrs in Denmark
So, at 9:30pm was my flight from Fort Lauderdale to Copenhagen, Denmark with Norwegian Airways, I was to be on this flight 9hrs and was wondering how to survive it. I had never done such a long flight before and I expected the worst because I had gotten the...
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