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Wagha, near Amritsar

August 20: nightly border ceremony on the Pakistan-Indian border.


A half-hour of friendly, but jingoistic farce on both sides of the line. Also, very silly hats, but you’ll have to stay tuned for that. 11 more words

Border Crossings

Don't expect William Henry Harrison to do you any favors

Spoiler Alert: This post contains spoilers regarding the outcome of the War of 1812. If you have not yet seen this war and don’t want the ending ruined for you, proceed with caution. 600 more words

Humor

Villazon, Bolivia/La Quiaca, Argentina – Crossing the Border

Once we arrived in Villazon, we had to walk about a mile to get to the border crossing at La Quiaca. We were on a mission as we didn’t know what time the buses left for Salta, our next destination. 586 more words

Travel

I've been to hell... and it's the King Hussein-Allenby Bridge Border Crossing

I’m aware that I’m way behind and still need to post about Petra and everything else I saw in Jordan, but ranting takes priority.

Today was without a doubt my hardest, most frustrating day on the road so far. 1,987 more words

Travel

Malaysia

Our extended stay in Krabi necessitated that our time in Malaysia be short. By process of elimination we had narrowed our Malaysian experience down to three nights in Georgetown on the island of Penang and a one night stopover in Kuala Lumpur. 2,160 more words

Asia

Displaced Persons

The other day when I was awake in bed for a while, my thoughts went to the refugees from the Eastern Ukraine. I remembered pictures of women and children in Russian refugee camps. 575 more words

Diary

If It Were Yours?

The ultimate acid-test for grading the integrity of our actions will always be, “If I was on the receiving side of my words or actions, would I still think they were fair?” 143 more words

Inspiration