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Kyrgyzstan river long exposure landscape September 30, 2015

Stalin’s Handprints and Soviet Footprints (Stans #2)

This is part 2 of my introduction to ‘the Stans’ of Central Asia. You

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pyjama petrol July 23, 2015

Minangkabau Motorbiking: A Tale of 3 Trips (Indonesia #10)

ONE: The Hunt AS I SHUFFLED DOWN the stairs to begin a decidedly lazy day, Uli my

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>> June 30, 2015

Daggy Aggro Bogans: Introduction to Australianisms

Australians speak funny. I learned this pretty quickly seven years ago when I

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Motorbike kids on Bunaken Island March 16, 2015

Other People’s Other Stories (Indonesia #6)

AS WE ROUNDED THE CORNER on our scooter, we were confronted by a swarm of police

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>> March 2, 2015

Why I Just Quit a Job I Loved

Based on the post title, those who don’t know me might think I’m a bit

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>> February 21, 2015

4 Tips to Bargain Better, with Smiles and Laughs

Many westerners are unaccustomed to bargaining. Like most unfamiliar things, we find

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October 27, 2014

Blood and Bone (Indonesia #4)

Dear reader, My few days in Tana Toraja really embodied the Indonesian flag:

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October 11, 2014

Beach breaks and Bogeymen (Indonesia #3)

Wayan, Made, Nyoman, Ketut (banyak!) sk someone what the word ‘Kuta’

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July 21, 2014

Unity in Diversity (Indonesia #2)

After sixteen hours of solid sleep, I woke up feeling slightly refreshed. It had

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February 22, 2014

Myth, magic, and hitchhiking (Canada #5 / Haida Gwaii #2)

  Abundance he small red car stopped beside me. My outstretched arm, made heavier

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October 21, 2013

Islands on the Edge of the World (Canada #4, Haida...

Good things come to those who wait, but memories do fade. Have you forgotten that I

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August 27, 2013

Strait Floatin’ (Canada #3)

Six tables of dessert Weddings. They seem to be quite the trend these days. Though

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