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2013 Travel Tips for the Social Activist

The red-breasted robins are singing in the backyard, the fruit trees are beginning to blossom, and I can actually sit in my yard with my cup of coffee, wearing only a T-shirt and not be freezing to death. These seasonal … Continue reading

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2012 Travel Tips For The Social Activist

Is the daily work grind or the continual schoolwork bringing you down? Is your wanderlust inner voice telling you youÂ’re ready for a travel vacation? Yet this year you want a different travel objective, not the typical vacation, designed around … Continue reading

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Travel Tips for the Social Activist

Is the daily work grind or the continual schoolwork bringing you down? Is your wanderlust inner voice telling you you’re ready for a travel vacation? Yet this year you want a different travel objective, not the typical vacation, designed around … Continue reading

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Southeast Asia Travels – A Fractal Moment In Time

“We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” T.S. Eliot The Little Gidding As I was cycling within the mystical … Continue reading

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Postcards From The Ecuadorian Amazon

( Writings from my South America travels ) Over the course of my journey to the Ecuadorian Amazon, I manage to shed the layers of civilization with each transitional form of transportation: first the hectic Quito taxi ride, then the … Continue reading

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Postcard from The Top of The World – Mount Everest Trek – Nepal

(Writings from my Nepal / China Travels) “Is it not easy to be a wise man on top of a mountain”. W. Somerset Maugham —- from The Razor’s Edge My room was basic, quiet and achingly cold. Begrudgingly, I shuffled … Continue reading

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Postcards From Cambodia

(Writings from my recent Southeast Asia Travels, sometime in mid-March) Remember, when exploring Angkor Wat, it’s best to arrive at the crack of dawn. That’s the bewitching hour when the Khmer ancestral faces embedded in the temple rocks come alive! … Continue reading

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Travel Postcards – Camp Columbia

(Writing excerpt from my South America travels) What I did on my summer vacation…. Completing my sixth week exploring Camp Ecuador, I decided with one week left before returning back to the States to venture north to Columbia….Camp Columbia. An … Continue reading

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Postcards From Thailand

(Writings from my recent Southeast Asia travels) The tour to the Hill tribe villages began innocently. We started our journey in Chiang Mai, chauffeured in a nice a/c minibus, watching the city limits gradually fade into a serene countryside. We … Continue reading

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Postcards From Vietnam – Part II

( Writings from my recent Southeast Asia travels ) HIHO, HIHO, it’s down the Ho Chi Minh Trail I go! The journey south began on an overnight sleeper bus. Picture a train sleeper car, equipped with bunk beds, only inside … Continue reading

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