Tag Archives: Experiments Traveling

You know you’ve adapted to a country when…

…you order pizza in another language. Roughly. Query: Is this a sign of adaptation? Answer: No. The pizza, despite promises on the door flier to cost only 18 or so zÅ‚oty, ended up being 33 zÅ‚oty, and since the delivery … Continue reading

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Land of the Soreleg

Another job hope falls, arrow through the chest, and no sawbones available, is left on the no man’s land between the wooden palisades and the castle wall. Saturday is Day of Warmth in Kraków and I celebrated by wearing only … Continue reading

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What happened last night?

Sir Mix-a-lot as nice, leisurely background music to your lunch at Cafe MÅ‚yn. Who knew “Baby Got Back” would make it as an international easy listening hit? It’s strange, with American music being so popular, that it is often played … Continue reading

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A bookstore that actually pays you back!

Unlike, say, Half-Price Books, which just treats itself as a landfill service, giving you the minimum (unless you know someone there, which I was lucky enough to have happen a few times I sold books) as though doing you a … Continue reading

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So cold your snot freezes

But luckily that hasn’t happened to me yet. I have it on good authority that today was -8 Cº which, to tell the truth, didn’t immediately feel different from your regular “freezing temperatures”, which made me wonder why I was … Continue reading

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Circumscription

Maybe this is why I eat out so much, both here (expected, understood) and in Houston (blasphemous, wastrel): So I have a reason to leave the apartment. And, believe me, I need to leave the apartment. But that’s a psychological … Continue reading

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Crowded is as crowded does

[All the below was written before leaving for Prague. By “all the below” I mean “until the string of asterisks”. -Ed.] Well, I’m not sure if I’ll be leaving journal entries in Prague, so this may be the beginning of … Continue reading

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I’m going to Prague! I’m going to Prague!

Sadly, the singsong voice that goes along with this entry’s heading that would let you know I’m better than you are doesn’t some through in pure text form. You’ll just have to use your imagination. Come on, do it! For … Continue reading

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It’s cold again, the sun is shining through the clouds, and I’m bundled

I should’ve remembered (but didn’t) that the Bioshock demo didn’t run on my laptop. Naturally, the full game doesn’t either. I guess I’ll have to buckle down and play those games I bought before (except maybe Bloodline. Survival horror played … Continue reading

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After three days of Isolation, you get this

Technically, I’m into Day 2 of Isolation. I say “technically” since it only really started yesterday at around 3 pm, when nearly all of the shops closed and I was left one of the few (most others seemed to be … Continue reading

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