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Day 15 – Asuncion

August 30th 2014

1042km

I had once spent the night on a bench in the low-budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport and I can tell you, that is not a Shangri-La or Four Seasons experience, but this one was one notch up from that. 1,181 more words

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Dear Trish, Re: LDR

I’m sorry – last night was rough. After having a less than stellar day, I wanted you here to cheer me up. No matter how often we try to be there for each other over the phone or through late night FaceTime conversations, an empty void remains unfilled by a lack of physical presence. 348 more words

Paraguay pt. 2: Asunción

If you haven’t already, read part 1 of our visit to Paraguay.

In Asuncion, Paraguay’s capital city, we stayed at Urbanian Hostel. Clean and pleasant, the guest mix was surprising. 971 more words

Jack

dear trish,

From zero to twenty-five degrees latitude- North & south…

We’ve covered enough ground in 5 months to bury an army of giants.

From thirty-five in asuncion to negative 10 C – In an igloo.  91 more words

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When you ask a Brazilian what they think about Paraguay, the answer is almost always the same. “What? No, don’t go there! Very dangerous… 663 more words

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