Greek Food

My favorite Greek food right now is gyros. I’ve heard they’re pretty popular in North America and are one of our friend’s favorite foods. There is one thing different about them in Greece though, and that is that they put French Fries in them, which I think is delicious. Some of the foods that I […]

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For me, WWOOFing is one of the most different things I’ve done on this trip. WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. It is an organization that organic farmers join. It puts them in a place on a website where people can sign up to work for a certain number of days. In […]

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Winter in Santorini

I have to say, when it is winter in Santorini, it is a lot quieter than in the summer. We haven’t been to Santorini in the summer but lots of residents say it is crazy busy then. The reason it is quiet for us is because we are in the super low season and because […]

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Plane rides are interesting. They take me places, I’ve heard they make people sick (although I’ve never felt that myself), and they are usually extensive because we live on a biggish planet (well, at least it feels like it, but if you look at other planets, or stars, we are minuscule). Regarding layovers, people usually […]

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Backpacking at Point Reyes

On December 1-3, 2015 my mum and I went backpacking at Point Reyes National Seashore. I would have preferred if we had gone with some other people, but hey, it was still awesome. We live in California, one-hour inland of San Francisco so it only takes about two hours driving north for us to get to […]

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Railtown 1897

Jacksonville is a small town in California that is known for its trains. During the Gold Rush, it was a waypoint for prospectors. The workshops for a new railway were built in Jacksonville. It was a shortline railway that went from Oakdale to Tuolumne. The trains were useful to the prospectors because they helped move supplies. […]

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Census Data

On October 27, as a member of the 4-H Genealogy project I went to the de Young Museum to see the exhibit “Beautiful Data”. When we arrived, the exhibit was closed and we thought it would open later, so we went to have lunch and see some of the other exhibits in the museum. At […]

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