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Just Call Me Twinkle Toes

Posted by on December 13, 2013

April 15 To be filed 011The Basque Traveler logo was born out of a recurring theme in my photos:  MY FEET!  I began taking photos of my feet while traveling because I travel alone and don’t have anyone handy to snap photos of me.  I have been doing it for years and now have several hundred photos capturing my manicured toes or shoes in interesting places.

I also happen to be a shoe collector and I adore pedicures!  With more high heels then I care to say I am now slowly beginning to add more loafers and flats out of a desire for comfort.  Perhaps that is a sign of maturity, however I prefer to think of it as simply a longing for variety!

Oddly enough, I am not an avid shopper for anything, including shoes.  However, I will purchase a delightfully fun pair when traipsing around the world.  A black strappy pair called out to me in Mexico and I nearly wore them out FEETSalsa dancing.  Some people collect shot glasses or snow globes…I collect shoes!

I have been nicknamed “Twinkle Toes” by some.  About a month ago, I managed to break one of my Twinkle Toes.  This has been really hard on a traveler that was already healing some torn knee ligaments!  I still can’t wear anything but flip flops and slippers due to soreness.  Everyday I stare longingly at my fancy high heels or my shiny patent leather loafers, waiting for an opportunity to once again strut around in them.  Olympic Pennisula & MacAlisters 012

While waiting on my twinkle toe to completely heal and for my upcoming knee surgery to repair a ruptured ligament, I will organize my shoes and mentally stroll down memory lane, reminiscing about all of fabulous adventures my feet and I have been lucky enough to have…

2 Responses to Just Call Me Twinkle Toes

  1. The Basque Traveler

    Thanks so much for taking the time to read a post here on my blog and for leaving me a message. I can be found on Facebook and Twitter too. Happy travels!

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