As I was looking over the posts on The Blog for the past few months, I’ve noticed that almost all of them are thematic. They have to do with travel recaps or running or Birchboxes or what we’ve had for dinner.
I think y’all know that those things are very obviously important to me (especially the travel-running-cooking), but I also think that if I’m focusing all of my energies on packaging up my life into “themes” then there is a lot that gets…lost in the shuffle. I mean, yes, the person that you read about and the things that I am showing you? Those are very very real. This blog is an unedited version of the life I live.
So I guess, what I’m really saying is that once a week, I just want to create a space where I can chat. With myself. With you.
And because The Universe has a sense of irony, we’re workshopping travel today. Because in case you have not noticed, this year it is unending. Perpetual. Constant.
Next weekend we are hopping on a plane for a 17 day-backpacking around the continent extravaganza. We will be visiting Reykjavik, Berlin, Prague, Munich, Pamplona, Bilbao and Madrid.
The reason for all of this is that Marcus’ life dream is to join in the Encierro, or as well all know it, The Running of the Bulls. We’ll be meeting up with a pair of friends in Pamplona for a few days in the middle of our trip to participate in the Festival of San Fermin and to run. We can discuss the sensibilities of all of this later (answer: there are none).
In there here and now, I need your help with the following:
Uno: If you have been to any of these places before, what would you see/do and where would you eat?
Dos: If you have backpacked through Europe before, what would you pack?