Candace Rose Rardon | Longreads | July 2017 | 10 minutes (2,882 words)

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Read Candace Rardon’s companion piece, “Home Is a Mug of Coffee.”

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Candace Rose Rardon is a sketch artist and writer based in Montevideo, Uruguay. Her work has appeared on National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel site, World Hum, BBC Travel, and in Lonely Planet travel anthologies, among others. She is also the founder of Moment Sketchers, an art and travel blog and global community of artists.

Editor: Cheri Lucas Rowlands