It was a small kindness, but one I won’t soon forget. That brief encounter will forever paint my perception of Istanbul and its people.
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Antigua is truly a city of color. Its hodgepodge of multi-colored colonial buildings and churches contrast pleasantly against a green backdrop of forested hills and epic volcanos. Antigua’s parks and plazas are lined with the vivid purple flowers of its many Jacaranda trees, while many locals sport the rainbow-pattern garb of their Mayan ancestors.
Every little kid wants the ability to fly. I was no exception. I have many fond memories of my step brother and I leaping off my back porch of my childhood home. We “borrowed” my parent’s largest umbrellas – naturally, believing that, the bigger the umbrella, the more likely it would double as a parachute. […]
The best part of my night was drinking three cups of Theraflu and sitting on the shower floor while an endless supply of warm water eroded some of the aches and pains I was dealing with. Before I passed out for the night, I prayed to all the gods – please let this sickness pass by morning.