Driving Historical Route 66: Santa Monica Pier to Barstow

Our adventurous roadtrip along the historical Route 66, from Los Angeles to Chicago, started in Santa Monica, right by the pier, which is actually the official ending point. The US Route 66, which is also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America and the Mother Road, was established on November 11th 1926 as one of the original highways in the US…

Misadventures in Not-So-Glitzy Los Angeles

On August 9th, at 11.25 PM, 20 minutes late, we arrived in Los Angeles International Airport, after a long flight from Toronto. Getting from the airport to our motel, only a mere 20 kilometres away, wouldn’t take long we thought. But boy were we wrong! Los Angeles may be one of the world’s most developed cities, but an easy way to get from A to…

My Plans for the Summer of 2017: Travelling and Excavations!

The summer is finally here, although the weather isn’t exactly cooperating here in Denmark. But I have an exciting summer planned, going to sunnier places full of adventure. Archaeological Excavations in Høje Taastrup and Bornholm This week was spent on my first archaeological excavation in Høje Taastrup, which is part of a one-month exam. We learned many new things, dug up many interesting finds (including…