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Oia, Santorini, Kyklades, Greece: A Fine Place to Read a Book.

As I sit on the terrace that welcomed my friends and me to the cave dwelling we call a temporary home here in Oia, Santorini (of the Kyklades islands in the Greek, Aegean Sea), I am noticing that for the … Continue reading

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Day 9: Apartment in Mitte (and Shakespeare & Sons bookshop)

Europeans do coffee very badly or very well. This morning’s coffee is awful. Draining my cup bit-by-bit reveals a film of the powder used to flavor the heated water. Techno is the bar’s music-of-choice, even during breakfast hours. Ugh. At … Continue reading

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Day 7: Prenzlauer Berg and St. George’s Bookshop

My roommates from Bonn arrive in the room after a night of revelry around 5:30am, and from this point onward I am irrevocably awake. Cautious to be quiet as I’m able, I escape from the dorm room to the common … Continue reading

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