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More Folk Art Fun

I came across this interesting mail box this morning while walking near our local high school. I love country folk art and always stop to take a look. 27 more words

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Computers vs. swimming pools

Many people think Japan is extremely high tech. Maybe this image is induced by Japanese toilets that seem to have a higher IQ than Albert Einstein. 565 more words

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Chubby hostesses

My husband and I recently spotted the above billboard in the Shinsaibashi area of Osaka. You might think that the picture promotes Korean lessons or cookery classes, but it is actually a hostess club. 871 more words

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Crossing Namanga, Vaccines, & Medication

Our trip to East Africa was mainly driven by our desire to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. When we did research on flights, it quickly became clear that flying to Nairobi was far cheaper than flying to the airport near Kilimanjaro. 1,583 more words

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Visiting Kibera with Diddy

Whenever I travel, I like learning how people live in that area. I love learning about different cultures and getting a feel for what a day might be like for someone living there. 1,174 more words

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Getting around Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and its largest city. It’s a city with over 3.5 million people, with approximately 2 million of them living in shantytowns. 1,104 more words

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On Elephants and Giraffes

From Dec 30th to Jan 20th, Ben and I were on our epic honeymoon trip to Kenya, Tanzania, and the United Arab Emirates. It was three weeks of travel and adventure. 1,113 more words

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