Oh my, July!

Hello my lovely little travelers,

Oh my it’s July again. Today has been a lovely little adventure. I spent the day running out of the house to start the day with the sunrise. Hopping on a bus headed South falling asleep until I reached the last stop. Then off to a street filled with restaurants and shop at a time so early only a couple things were open. As the day progressed so did the heat. Breakfast by the fountain followed by reading a new book was a nice beginning to the day.

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As it turned to mid-day I made my way to an Art Museum. It’s a nice experience to walk through museums and galleries to see the different works of art through a myriad of cultures and times.

Then a snack and an exploratory walk to fill the time. Sporadically photography sneaks it way into the day. The weather seemed to get hotter and hotter throughout the day. This lead to a mission to find some water, shade, air conditioning, or any sort of drink to find a little relief. Thank goodness for bookstores with the cafés! Multiple drinks purchases; one for there and one for the road. An increase in hunger and spike in my energy lead me to a restaurant with deliciouslly aromatic pizza. One last walk around the shops and talking to a stranger before heading back North before the sun starts to set.

It felt too ealry to go home and much too far. The bus rides lets me rest from all the movement of the day, with the added bonus of air conditioning. A few cities down is a Mall that became a meeting point. Music fills my ride making the time feel as if it is going faster.

I stepped off the bus and a wave of a slightly dryer heat hit my face. The mall is just across the way.
A face all too familiar reaches my eyes and we begin to shop and chat with the people running the shops. All sense of time is lost and soon that hot day becomes a cooling night.

The night has yet to end but the tired feeling consumes me and I am pleased with how my unplanned day has unravelled.

Hope you are all having a wonderfully adventurous July filled with delicious food.

Old Town Sacramento, CA

I remember the first time I came to this place. It reminded me of old western movie, a little town I went to before, and not much else. Sitting right in the midst of bigger city like city. It has a little charm to it but it only lasts as long as the small town. I can’t say much for the rest of Sacramento though. That little bit of charm is all I need. When the bars are called Saloons and the candy store sells its sweets out of barrels is when I know I’ve walked into a treat.

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First Class Ticket to the Train

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Lego Bear

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Elvis Puppetier

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Hand Painted Glass Design on trains window

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View from the Train

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All the way down is the Capitol Building.

Finding the beauty and adventure in a new place is such a rewarding experience. Happy travels!

June So Soon

This year has been flying by. I can hardly believe it is the middle of the year. I’m happy that it is finally here. Moving has been a tiring and wonderful experience. It is good to finally feel at home again. Out of all the things I’ve missed about this place my blender takes the top of the list. I’m so glad I can be eating a homemade açai bowl! Now that is tasty.

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Of course there were things other than my blender that I missed. For instance the sense of comfort and freedom that comes with knowing my surroundings. That was big one for me. Although I do love to explore. It feels good to re-explore this place I call home. It seems a little different after putting some distance from it, in my life. The people, the wonderful people, I missed them too. I feel so lucky to have such caring and supportive friends and family. I made a few friends while I was away and I am happy to have met them. It’s nice to know that the quality of good people can really be found anywhere if you let yourself look.

I wonder what kind of adventures and tasty treats will be in my future. I hope that they are amazing and memorable.

Happy travels and may you have sweet treats.

May you have: Positive Vibes and a Happy Life

Hello my beautiful wanderers,

I have to say coming to the conclusion that life is what you make of it isn’t a new one. But it seems to be one that escapes my mind from time to time.
Waking up with the intention to have a good day no matter what seems like it would be easy, but some days it is just more of a challenge. So I decided to challenge myself and enjoy life. To appreciate all the people I love having in my life, to be thankful for all of those wonderful experience I intend to have, and most of all to be happy despite having anything at all to be upset about. Let it out, get it out, and move on. Smile, be wild, but never forget who you are or who you want to be.
Wish me luck. And May you have a positive vibe leading to a happy life.

It’s not a Typical Tuesday on Thursday

Hello my lovely adventure seeking travelers,

I hope April has been filled with some wonderous day for you all.

I felt like today, Thursday, has been an exceptionally pleasant one. And that I would share the glamour of my not so mundane day.

Wake up, youtube for workout inspiration, try out a work out, get cleaned up, breakfast: bread and berries, then off to class.
Walk around taking photos on a beautiful day.
Some quick baking for lunch while watching cartoons.
Dancing the Capoeira (think Brazilian martial arts dancing).
Off to the café with a friend before heading to class.

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Chatting with mom about nothing in paticular.

And so far it’s been a good day.
Can’t wait to see what the rest of it is like!

Hopefully you all enjoy all of April! 🙂
And have many wonderful April Adventures.
Along with some tasty treats.

April Travels No Bag Unravels

Hello my lovely travelers!
It is April and such a lovely month. I started this month with a small little travel trip and decided I would do my best to pack light. A weekend in a bag or two. Something I could carry around and look like I wasn’t going too far at all.

The Packing List
Clothes
-jeans, cropped leggings, yoga pants
-quarter sleeve t, basic t-shirt, tank top
-socks and under garments

All rolled up and stuffed into the bottom of my bag. Barely taking up any space.
Along with a warm light hoodie I wore on the trip.

Cosmetics
-sunsceen
-face wipes
-deoderant
-face mist
-lotion
-multi-purpose balm (used for facial cleansing, moisturizing, masks, and lip balm)
-lip balm

Snacks
-water
-cereal bar
-fruit bar
-freeze dried fruit

Other Stuff
-keys
-tissue
-vitamins/allery medicine
-pen
-wallet
-phone charger

That’s pretty much the end of my list. There was a surprising amount of room left in my bag. It was so nice to travel so lightly. The freedom of movement can really be appreciated. No hauling any luggage around. Although that can be a fun experience too.

A couple photos from my trip.

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Happy travels! May you have sweet adventures all of April.

March Me To Music

There really is nothing quite like standing in the front few rows of concert where you can feel every beat of the drum through your entire body. It is quite an amazing experience. Surrounded by people who throw their arms up and chant along to all of the lyrics makes me feel right at home in a foreign place.

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The Maine.

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And their opening act: Humble Wolf.

I have to say this was not a bad way to spend a Thursday night in March. It is always interesting to see a band live and to really get to experience the personality of a band. The music was pretty nice too!
If you’re anything like me and end up by a speaker please remember your earplugs. My ears felt so funny the rest of the night. Hearing is back to normal thankfully 🙂

Hope all of you lovely travelers are eating delicious foods, traveling to interesting places, and enjoying some music along the way!