Now that I am getting settled in Copenhagen, I think back to some of the stuff I've done over the past year. It's been intense: 16 countries in 13 months. But, when I look through all the photos from April, I remember what a particularly hectic month it was-- among the busiest of the year for me. I had most of the month off of school and spent a lot of time traveling.
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The next day, we helped set up for a party that some of Noah's friends were having. It was one of the last parties at the club-- the owner lived upstairs and let us party on the roof into the next day.
Otherwise, Noah and I just kicked it around Switzerland for a while and hung out by the lake. We went back and forth between Zurich and Bern a couple times, and up to Basel for a night. I saw Renzo Piano's Paul Klee Museum, Corbusier's Heidi Weber museum, the Freitag building and went for a hike in the Alps.
Being in the Alps was pretty nuts-- we hiked around for a bit, wandered through some farms and ate some massive meals.
Julia flew in from London and surprised me in Zurich. She showed me some of her favorite places in town; took me to a flea market, made pizza for us and drank Bloody Marys with Noah and me as we watched the trains roll by.
While there, I ate a lot of great Swiss food-- and even went to Noah's mom's house for fondue. On my last night in Switzerland, we went to Basel to watch Mimi blow fire at some motorcross show, and snuck a bunch of champagne from the VIP room to go kick it with friends.
The next day, I flew to London. I stayed a night with Julia and Tim, before a busy day in the city: I had my first blood pudding, drank a pitcher of Pimm's with the Heat and saw Amadou & Mariam perform at the Jazz Cafe. The next day, I flew to Inverness, Scotland. By planes, trains and buses, I made it through Portree and onto Duntulm. This was a really cool trip, and just not a place I would ever think to go on my own. I did some fishing off the Isle of Skye and saw a really cool sunset before heading back to Sheffield. I spent the week seeing friends, before heading back down to London. I got to hang out with Julia & Tim, and also went to St. John restaurant for Brooke's birthday-- then, I spent the next couple days with Tom.