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August 26, 2008

Go West. New Frontier. Escape from Xinjiang (China...

Here are the final three China updates, emailed separately but posted together: Go

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July 7, 2008

Thousands of Kilometers. Down the Yangtze. Shanghainese. (China #4 to...

Thousands of Kilometers (China #4) In the last few days Oker and his Mandarin has

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old Chinese man June 12, 2008

Rice Terraces (China #3)

I write to you from the Zhuang (a minority people) village of Pingan in China,

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Hong Kong skyline June 7, 2008

Hong Kong (China #1 and #2)

First Impressions (#1) I made it to HK alright, nearly an hour ahead of schedule!

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November 24, 2007

Out of the frying pan….. (Graduation preparation)

Despite an absence of updates since my return to Canada, I have not abandoned this

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Dhows in Zanzibar August 25, 2007

Hard travel = memorable journeys (East Africa #4)

The conclusion of my adventures in Africa has come. The final days proved the most

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August 20, 2007

How to Avoid Arrest, and Prostitutes (East Africa #3)

Since my last update I've experienced almost a week in Kenya. I spent most of that

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masai chief's son August 13, 2007

The Cheapest Safari (East Africa #2)

I've returned from my safari to Lake Manyara, the Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro

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Making bricks August 5, 2007

How I got conned (East Africa #1)

So, I got robbed. Well, maybe the correct word is conned. Where can you draw the

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July 15, 2007

Labour relations (Zambia #8)

Strike stricken So the miners are on strike. It all began when the workers’ union

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July 3, 2007

Getting High and Riding Dirtbikes (Zambia #7)

Defrost At night the temperature here drops into the single digits, and my tin-can

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Tall grass makes great hiding for snakes June 21, 2007

Surveying the Land of Chief Kapijimpanga (Zambia #6)

Despite the potential for unfriendly animal encounters in the bush whilst surveying,

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