Full disclosure: I’ve had a few ounces of rum before writing this. I couldn’t really help myself; the Nicaraguan Flor de Caña is such a dangerous mix of deliciously smooth and deliciously inexpensive. After a nice long layover in Panama City — about 8 hours, just long enough for us to get out of the
And so begins the winter escape to Nicaragua… not with a bang, but with a massive yawn.
I’ve got to throw a quick post out here to apologize for the complete lack of updates in the past few weeks. J and I were in the process of moving (we moved to our new apartment on September 1st), and I’d run out of pre-written content to put up. On top of that, I
Considering how unexpectedly wonderful the flight with Spring Airlines had been, in retrospect I should not be surprised that the universe would try to balance itself out, by giving me the single worst flight of my life up to this point.
As my bathroom scale can attest, I definitely did not go hungry.
Before I really get into the meat of this entry… The flight from Shenyang to Shanghai was my first brush with anything above basic economy class.
The Shenyang Metro is a whole different beast than its Beijing big brother.
So, I’ve been “hors-communication” for a while now; significantly longer than I’d hoped, in fact. There’s an unfortunate reason for that…
Whatever the reason, I ventured out into the empty streets with a phone (and no Chinese SIM card), a camera, and a tripod. And promptly got lost.
… As recently as a couple days ago, however, I was losing my dang mind.