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Once introduced as a hippie journalist who believes a dance party can solve any problem. Reporting from Pakistan, Mississippi, Arkansas and Standing Rock. Mostly at VICE. Feminist. Travel notes & photography from Iceland, Mexico, Italy & around. Sometimes talking about music & stuff that would interest Gen-X -cusp- millennials.

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Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos is a collection of 40 Caribbean islands, 8 of which are inhabited. It's a British territory, which means lots of celeb Brits have homes there, and on the most touristy island of Provo, everything is ridiculously expensive. But maybe it's worth it, because everything is also ridiculously pretty?

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Pictures from Standing Rock

 On December 4, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would not grant an easement to allow the 1,172 mile long Dakota Access Pipeline to be completed until a thorough environmental impact survey was conducted. Water protectors celebrated with drumming, song, prayer and fireworks.

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Iceland: Akranes and Reykjavik

We had a late lunch at Kaffi Vinyl, the city's only all-vegan restaurant, which is also a coffee shop (people seem comfy hanging for a bit and bringing their dogs) and a record store. We were lucky enough to be in town for the Reykjavik Art Festival, so afterwards we hit up The Nordic House for The Weather Diaries opening.  

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Iceland's Hverfjall, mini-craters, folk art, Akureyi and another fabulous pool

We had complementary tea and cookies before exploring several airy rooms of life-sized sculptures (by artist Ragnar Bjarnason), cross-stitches, garish paintings and a collection of graphite carvings so tiny you need a magnifying glass (including the world's smallest toilet, complements of Jaroslaw Lenski).

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Myvatn, Iceland: Nature Baths, Elves and Sleeping on the Moon

It was early evening, and as always, we were up for cramming more adventure in the day. So we went to Dimmuborgir ("Dark Castle") and wandered winding paths through the kingdom of the elves. The techy explanation is "unusually shaped lava formations," but this place was seriously Gondolin.

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