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Shad Thames and Jacobs Island - The Venice of Drains

This my second post resulting from my scouting out a new tour I have been wanting to start offering to my lovely tourists.  As well as the regular tourist hotspots, I really enjoy taking people to the lesser visited parts and judging from the reactions of my tourists, the more authentic an experience, the greater their enjoyment. 2,045 more words

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Dry and White: First Trek at Mount Pinatubo

And right up there, I knew my heart was at home.

I have never engaged in any extreme outdoor activities, but just the thought of being involved with such gives an indescribable feeling of intensive crave and excitement. 525 more words

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ATP FINALS: David Goffin shocks Roger Federer - THE LESSON

“David Goffin has written himself off.”

“David Goffin doesn’t have a shot.”

“David Goffin is roasted.”

When will the tennis world learn?

It would have been a different story if Goffin really… 1,186 more words

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A TRAVELING INTROVERT (MANILA)

So in my previous post here A TRAVELLING INTROVERT     if you haven’t read it yet, I highlighted my challenges of traveling alone. From being an introvert who likes to spend most of her time indoors and traveling alone equals to no fun at all. 526 more words

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In Service of the Slender Man: When Teen Girls Become Murderous

To find belonging, teen girls sometimes form obsessive friendships to fend off the isolation that puberty brings at the twilight of their childhood. In this exceptionally well-researched piece at… 360 more words

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I'm Living Life Like Walter Mitty

In a manner of speaking.

Walter Mitty is a soft-spoken, awkward and timid man with a habit of daydreaming, and I…am not.

Walter Mitty also isn’t real. 2,052 more words

CHAPTER 3

About five minutes of standing at the car finally her father showed up. She had nothing to talk to him about so the ride was silent and slow. 707 more words

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