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I like to boogie!

Posted by Megan Roney on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, In : Environment 

I could hear waves crashing onto the shore outside when I awoke Tuesday morning.  I sank deeper under the covers and wondered if my first day off in Natal, Brazil might be better spent relaxing in the five-star Serhs Natal Grand Hotel complete with pool bar and beach access instead of going on the dune buggy tour Jarred and I had signed up for the day before. 


Oddly enough, it was Jarred, who only had one day off that week, who convinced me to get up and get moving.  Our time in Brazil t...

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Kiss me, I'm Irish!

Posted by Megan Roney on Thursday, May 27, 2010, In : Environment 
It's Saint Patrick's Day in Nagoya, Japan.  I don't think I could have picked a more green atmosphere in which to celebrate the holiday.  

It's the beginning of spring, and as I sit in a lush city park near Nagoya's Sakae Station, I can hear birds chirping in delight as an older gentleman throws seeds into the sky for them to catch.  A group of young children wearing matching yellow hats explore the park's stream, and poke at multicolored fish that lazily swim through it's clear water.  An ol...
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About Me

Megan After a while of traveling in foreign countries, you begin to realize that it's not just your luggage that can get lost. When you don't speak the language, you loose your ability to speak. If you can't decipher the written word, you loose your ability to read. And if you can't read the signs to know where you're going, you yourself can get lost. It can be a bit overwhelming, and at times humiliating, but I'm sure even Odysseus experienced frustration on his adventurous travels. This blog is my account of my travels. Hopefully, my blunders will assure others that they are not the only ones lost in translation.

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