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[Dissertator Travel]

Virtues of the off-season

Maybe there are some places not worth visiting during their off-season (try carrying all the water you need for backpacking in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park after the sources have dried up in mid-summer**), but here I’d like to advocate for a few that I’ve found especially charming in their shoulder or off-season lately.

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Seize the (half-)day

Half work: The greatest privilege of my fellowship is that I have no responsibilities other than writing my dissertation.

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Wandering dissertator

My wanderweg (German: hiking trail, path) I’ve had the travel bug a bit longer than the wandering programmer over there … ever since, as a sophomore in high school, I emptied my bank account to buy a plane ticket to France.

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