Portugal: Women keep me sane

I came back to Lisbon for one last night yesterday. I didn’t see or do anything really. I just showed up at my Dutch friend’s place (the one who took care of me when I was sick) and talked for hours on her balcony as if she was my best friend. Travel does that. My…

Valencia, Spain: I’m a really bad tourist 

   I stayed inside all day yesterday except to eat. After exhausting myself for days on end, I got to the point where I heard myself say “oh great. Another fucking pretty crutch. Whoopeeee.” I don’t like that I have this attitude! But I’m used to spending longer periods of time in a few places…