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The Last Hurrah (Expat Week #083)

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. ~Ella Maillart Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings. ~Hodding Carter During … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka #2 – Monkey Island (Expat Week #067)

Everything is improved by the judicious application of primates. ~Chris Roberson   Going to Sri Lanka, I expected to have an encounter with the Buddha. In fact, the main reason I went to Sri Lanka was to continue on my … Continue reading

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Tour of India – Madurai Temples (Expat Week #050)

India is not, as people keep calling it, an underdeveloped country, but rather, in the context of its history and cultural heritage, a highly developed one in an advanced state of decay. ~Shashi Tharoor Our flight out of Madurai was … Continue reading

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India Week #004 – Touring Pune

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings. ~Moslih Eddin Saadi The excuses were rapidly approaching zero. I had taken a couple of weeks to settle in, taken a few days to explore the little enclave of my neighborhood, … Continue reading

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