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Don't You Want to Learn the Word of Jesus?

Unfortunately, the highlight of this week was the sweet ass bus we took from Lima to Chiclayo, the capital city of my future department, Lambayeque. I’ve never been able to afford a first class ticket anywhere, but from what I’ve glimpsed in the past as I longingly peek through the gap in the curtain between the poor people section and the rich people section, it was as swanky as any of them. 1,110 more words

Peace Corps

Nobody said it was easy...

The first term is ending and it is clear this feeling of tension in the air. I’ve had peaks and downs, but overall I am learning a lot. 610 more words

In English

Don't look back, you are not going that way

A very important lesson I had to learn was not to live in my past.
I was and probably always will be a bit scared of the future. 259 more words


Rock hoppin

Word: надвор  Prounounced ‘Nod Vor’ means out or outside

I spend a significant amount of my time running in this country. I’ve been lucky to have gone to a lot of incredible places this year. 1,044 more words

The Ahr Valley

I feel blessed to have lived near the Ahr Valley for the last six years. We have visited this region often – all seasons and all weathers. 286 more words


Cigarettes and Coffee - Part II

I spent my 30th birthday in Saigon. Beardy and Fiancee took me to a nice outdoor restaurant, which was basically Korean Galbi but without the Soju, but it was really good. 1,411 more words


Beaches, Camels and Sand Dunes

During this season of travel we had a wonderful opportunity to visit friends who recently moved to Dubai.  While looking for flights from Prague to India, we noted that many went through Dubai…in fact it was only $200 from Prague to Dubai! 325 more words

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