So, today I had a little spontaneous adventure. Well, it wasn’t quite spontaneous because it was planned but it didn’t go according to plan (like most things in life). My friends and I were supposed to travel to Montserrat, a monastery in the mountains about two hours outside of Barcelona. But people flaked, plans fell […]
The caramel roofs on white stone houses,
walks with nowhere to be,
the town that comes alive with joy,
good things take time to arrive
Joy is tumbling along
with the ones you love
rowing down the river
eyes closed in the sun
The ones who worship the sun, moon and stars,
name their children after trees,
who’ve been conquered and been conquerors,
who sang their way to freedom.
Saying goodbye is the worst part of traveling
Sometimes we need to get away
Look at different things
To come back to ourselves.
Spent a lovely weekend reconnecting with my cultural roots, dancing folk dances all night, speaking my native language (ha lies English and Lithuanian are both) My brother decided to do a little European vacation and go to Lithuania to see “Skamba skamba kankliai” this folk music festival we used to participate in as kids every […]
So last week I turned a year older! And as per tradition my boyfriend and I (who has the same birthday) took a little trip. We went to Montreal, which is conveniently a 5 hour drive from Portland but it feels like a completely different world. but anyways We arrived in Montreal on Thursday afternoon […]
and everything I once looked at with awe
will become common and ordinary.
Until I return to my home town
and everything looks smaller
and far more beautiful.
In my opinion, traveling is the best way to spend your money!!!! It’s so much more worthwhile and satisfying spending on experiences rather than things, and you get to experience a whole new culture, meet amazing people and drink wine legally! Travelling to Europe was the highlight of my year, but since I’m a senior […]