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Archives for November, 2012

Londoners: a great way to understand London without necessarily visiting it

I must say that London has become my third favourite city in the world (after Targu-Mures my hometown and Bucharest which both started in times immemorial). There is something about it that either makes you fall in love on the spot now matter how hard your life is, or you hate it and don’t know […]

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Third World Perspective

Reprinted with permission from Amor y Sabor Featured Image: The Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo during a blackout (apagone). It is rather ironic for me to being here in the Dominican Republic, a country which has its share of hurricanes each year and see news of Hurricane Sandy devastating the Northeastern United States, the part […]

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Constant is the Rain

Being and begetting, struggling and enduring, all of it bewildering as time passes and the church bells ring. Like cold rain running through her veins, the chilling feeling asDelphi walks the ghetto streets each day, shivering even when the sun is blazing.  While across the city where the girls her age look so pretty, strolling […]

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Sex Across Borders

Reprinted with permission from Amor y Sabor. Any one who has been in one knows that a long distance relationship is challenging…very challenging. Karan and I are in our third year together and half that time has been long distance. We see each other every three to four months. We Skype every day but in […]

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