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Waths: ford and border

On a very low Spring tide in August, my guide Mark Messenger and I crossed and re-crossed the Solway on foot, from England to Scotland and back. 1,114 more words

Coastal Heritage

Flashback 7: Kazakhstan (Almaty)

After 7 hours or so of hiking yesterday, high up in the mountain ranges of Kazbegi Georgia, Dianne and I are taking things easy today. 1,415 more words

China: 7 Useful Tips If You're Planning On A Visit

With my China backlog now out of the way, i think it’s time i took a break from the Flashback Posts to offer some practical advice about traveling to and in China. 1,609 more words

Flashback 6: China (Tongren, Urumqi, Turpan)

It’s nice to feel energized again, after four days of doing close to nothing in beautiful Signagi. The eighteen days leading up to Georgia were pretty crazy, and so taking it slow in a small town of less than three thousand was the perfect remedy for us. 2,518 more words

Flashback 5: China (Chengdu, Lanzhou, Xiahe)

Perfect days aren’t always sunny. The sky above me is grey, and the air around me cold, but i couldn’t have asked for a better way to begin our Georgian adventure after our last few intense weeks in scorching Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. 2,714 more words

Obama Administration Illegal Immigration Prevention Spending in Central America Backfires, Entices Migrants

Predictable Catastrophe: Money Squandered as Confusing and Lenient Policies Encourage Border Crossings

Stephen Dinan reports: The U.S. government paid for a classroom full of computers in El Salvador, but the Salvadoran government never bothered to hire a teacher, investigators said Wednesday — one of a series of bungles in the  590 more words

Politics