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Framing Uzbek's ancient cities January 7, 2016

Street Life in Uzbekistan’s Ancient Cities

Borders. Delighting cartographers; thwarting travellers. In Stans #5 I gave you a

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kids at play in Kyrgyzstan November 14, 2015

Arslanbob: A Lost World, with Sacred Walnuts

IN WESTERN KYRGYZSTAN, not far from the Uzbekistan border, you will find a bumpy

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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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Manas and Kyrgyzstan flag in Bishkek August 21, 2015

Where the heck is Kyrjikistan? (A Fingerful of Central Asian...

AFTER EXPLAINING MY ITINERARY, she paused on the other end of the line. “Where the

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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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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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November 15, 2011

Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef (Australia #17)

The trip was off to a good start before I even left Perth, as my taxi driver enjoyed

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December 10, 2010

Hipsters, Tigers, Devils, and Kiwis (Down Under update #1)

Rooftops and Alleyways On my way to meet my mother for a week in Tasmania I popped

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October 15, 2010

You Want Motobike? (Vietnam Update #1)

The Mekong Delta. The name carries with it exotic, dangerous, even haunting

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August 26, 2008

Rising Sun (China #10, to Japan)

I have continued my eastward trend and have come to Japan. Before commenting on all

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