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flaneur

In Florence, Bliss, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Drew Kohl1 Comment

I was feeling a bit uneasy, and like I was very ready to go home and be finished with my journey in Italy. I had plans later that evening to walk around with a friend and grab some dinner. We ended up just wandering around for hours, far from the hustle of the tourists near the Duomo. We entered a …

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Running Towards Noise

In Accra, Bliss, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Rachel1 Comment

In Ghana, the majority of people ride tro tros for public transportation. A tro tro is a minibus that travels back and forth on a certain route, picking up people and dropping them off wherever they please. My friend Will and I decided to go on one last weekend adventure before the end of the semester. We decided to go to Kokrobite, …

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Bliss is Stillness

In Berlin, Bliss, The Art of Travel Spring 2015 by Meredith1 Comment

While there have been specific moments that an epiphany occurs, it seems that the entire time spent on this adventure in Germany has been one long epiphany playing out in slow motion. I find myself strolling in the park thinking about an event two months ago, and I realize how that event has slowly unfolded, weaving itself into my psyche …