Flying off today for Warsaw and the beginning of my year-long adventure of traveling around Europe. Bags are packed, condo's empty, and I'm holding my Bart ticket to the Oakland Airport.
So happy the time is here and all the todos are receding into the checked off list! It's going to be really strange and liberating not to be tied to a daily schedule.
First off will spend a few days in ancestral Poland, then on to St. Petersburg, where I meet my long-time friend, Gail, and we start a trip down the old western cities of Russia: Novogrod, Pskov, and Smolensk.
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