Published: September 25th 2011September 24th 2011
How do I process traveling, now that the experience has come and gone? How do I put into words my day-to-day experiences? How do I convey my excitement, my boredom, my loneliness, my joy, my sadness, and my sublimity? How can I make the gossamer of my mental images into complete stories and experiences? Furthermore, now that I feel as an alien in my home country, how do I amalgamate the person that I was a year ago and the person that I have become?
Five years ago, I learned to write. I could construct sentences before that time, but my words were disjointed and my ideas would not come together. Since that time, writing has become a passion, and a release. Through writing I am able to distill thoughts, find themes and give meaning. Through writing therefore, I hope to answer my countless questions about my own experience.
Though I am no longer on the road, I hope that you will enjoy my recounting of the experience. I have a lot of stories to update you on, nearly 6 months of my life to recount. To begin with, I will tell of my time in Northern
Liverpool - Picture taken by Erica Maleski
England and Scotland. Moving from there to Ireland, Austria, Germany, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, and then finally back home to England. For now though, I hope that you enjoy some of my favorite pictures.
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