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All Quiet on this Eastern Front

A week’s journey around Kyiv and the quiet parts of Eastern Ukraine, with stops in Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, and Kharkiv. Warning: lots of pictures this time. 2,388 more words

Former Soviet Union


September 5: Goodbye, India! Hello, Tajikistan.

The end of the road. And the start of another.


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


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


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



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