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Shreveport, Louisiana: A Place I love

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Johnna Crider from America. Thanks for your entry Johnna! It’s a cool late summer morning; cool meaning it’s just under ninety degrees, and the sun has yet to rise. All is silent as the sky begins to glow with the birth … Continued

Morocco: My Beloved Desert

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Kristin Daemon from America. Thanks for your entry Kristen! This was not the fancy tourist bus station.  There was nothing fancy or even civilized about this bus station in Marrakech and mine was the lightest, blondest head in the place.  Even … Continued

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Indonesia: A Day of Circles and Squares

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Arjun Malhotra from England. Thanks for your entry Arjun! Stepping out of the bus station, dazed by streaked sunlight and compressed heat, brings that familiar “pin-prick” feeling behind my navel of unexpectedness. I have come for Borobudur; an ancient Buddhist temple; … Continued

Transition from Thailand to India

Thank you to Nora, The Professional Hobo for including us in her series: “A Week in the Life!” We are honored to be nomads on her site. We wrote about a week when we were leaving Thailand after a month and beginning our three month stay in India. The week included a broken bus, a … Continued

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Utah: Daughters to Zion

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Michael Thal from America. Thanks for your entry Michael! My daughters rested after our eight-hour trip.  I stood in awe at the grandeur before me.  Nature had taken the flat Utah desert as her canvas.  With sand, water, and an abundance … Continued

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India: Kochi and a New Year

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Arjun Karun from India. Thanks for your entry Arjun! Multitudes throng the seaside pathways left moist by the unquiet growling of the Arabian Sea. Peeping into the sea, proudly stands on the shores Chinese fishing nets, memoirs of city’s glorious past.  … Continued

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Iceland: Chasing the Northern Lights

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Janet Myers from The United Kingdom. Thanks for your entry Janet! Chasing the northern lights – With a thirty or something year old son By now we had come to the conclusion that the northern lights are by no means a … Continued

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Turkey: In the Sultan’s City

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Lisa Morrow from Australia who lives now in Istanbul. Thanks for your entry Lisa! Riding an Istanbul ferry as it slowly crosses the Bosphorus is like being suspended in time. While the journey is short, I am instantly taken back to … Continued

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Puerto Rico: The Transitions of Maricao

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Diego G. Aviles Acostas from Puerto Rico. Thanks for your entry Diego! I open my eyes and still see the blackened sky, with dozens of scattered stars looking down on me. The trees move violently with the wind uttering sounds that … Continued

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Canada: Snowy Lover

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Jade Sevelow from America. Thanks for your entry Jade! As I coughed up the $14 for nachos; Which was an act of desperation in itself, given that I generally shove a vegemite sandwich in my pocket and hope the generic ziplock … Continued

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