As we all watch Hurricane Sandra form in the waters southwest of us, I thought I would update everyone to let them know where repairs and functionality are at in Barra de Navidad since many stop here or pass by. 1,302 more words
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“We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn’t do it, but God did.” Those were the damning words of Richard Baker, Republican US representative of Louisiana from 1987 to 2008, in response to the disastrous consequences of Hurricane Katrina. 848 more words
Ministry of Tourism of Nepal has released a press statement clarifying that Nepal is safe for the traveling, and encouraged people to visit Nepal soon. … 347 more words
Ministry of Tourism of Nepal has released a press statement clarifying that Nepal is safe for the traveling, and encouraged people to visit Nepal soon. … 721 more words
A photo post about going 4-wheel driving on Mount Merapi, near Yogyakarta. Mt Merapi means “fire mountain” as described in my post about Mt Nglenggerran (check out the Indonesia catergory for more Indo adventures!) and has regularly erupted over the past 600 years. 105 more words
Today I’m remembering the old Palestinian man in Rafah who chewed me out in 2004.
I was standing at the site in the southern Gaza Strip where a bulldozer, operated by an Israeli soldier, had rolled over a young American woman, Rachel Corrie, not once but twice. 349 more words