The Waygook Dharma Bums November 29th 2010 Buddhism: a golden statue of a fat man drapped in cloth sitting in a temple where the smell of incense wafts through the air and over the heads of kneeling monks with gleaming heads deeply bowed and touching the floor. Chanting, barefoot, drums, and om. A sense of peace, happiness, and acceptance.
Basically, my storybook idea of a religion that intrigued me in how completely opposite it seemed ... read more
I started this blog to keep my family and friends updated on my trip to Italy and Greece with my friend Melissa. I kept it going through my year of studying abroad in Uppsala, Sweden and the five months I worked in Melbourne, Australia. Now I'm off to Chungnam, South Korea to teach English at a middle school. This is where I will blather on about my daily life.
I have a serious case of wanderlust :)
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” - Robert Louis Stevenson... full info