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Six Days of Silence in Guatemala: Day 2

Day 2

The morning starts with Andre asking me for my coffee cup.  In my tent and still rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I blurt, “Right pannier, closest to my tent.”  He replies, “Oh! 484 more words


Six Days of Silence in Guatemala: Day 1

I recently started reading John Francis’ autobiography, Planetwalker.  This book inspired me to take a week long vow of silence (because, why not?!).  This is what happened: 1,249 more words


Cooking up a Storm

I love to cook! Being blessed with a mom who could cook just about anything, I was raised eating multicultural home made food:  authentic manicotti, vichyssoise, Indian madras curry, Chinese stir fry, borscht, African peanut soup, sukiyaki….As I travel, I am constantly amazed at how great of a cook my mother was. 817 more words

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Bicycling Brotherhood

What is it like to cycle in Cambodia? Well please remember I am not a cycling machine. In fact, I call my style of travel “slow travel”. 715 more words

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Phnom Penh: It's all true.

Phnom Penh…we’ve heard so much about this city.  ‘The traffic is crazy’  ‘look out for guys on Motorcycles who snatch you bags, cameras etc’ ‘it’s a crowded party place-kind of grotty and lawless.’ We have also heard so many great thing: it’s beautiful, friendly, vibrant…but yes, the traffic can be crazy.   669 more words

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Noooooooooo (sob) My last Blendy

       I like coffee.  I don’t call dehydrated coffee crystals ‘coffee’.  When we travel there are times when a good cup of coffee is either too difficult to find, or too expensive.   317 more words

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