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tajikistan mountains April 13, 2016

Broken Rules, Broken Roads, and Broken Spirits (Stans #7)

It was sometime about an hour after my escape from the bureaucratic clutches of the

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March 14, 2016

Escape Velocity (Stans #6)

I was finally able to eat again. It had been a longer than usual bout of travel

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December 28, 2015

Death by Bureaucratic Exhaustion (Stans #5)

The first stage of the infamously frustrating Uzbekistan border-crossing experience

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November 1, 2010

Burmese Days (Myanmar, Update #4)

As expected, we’ve had a few snags trying to surf the internet since arriving

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July 7, 2010

What’s your Blood Type? (Korea #1)

My friend since grade 9, Jon has been living in Korea for the past two years

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October 24, 2009

Yes? No? Maybe? OK! (India update #3, from Nepal)

Early Bird gets the Worm Most people go to Agra only to see the Taj Mahal, and maybe

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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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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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