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Ten Minutes in silence at Osho Resort!

INDIA | Sat, 26 Jan 2008 | By joyful_jo | Views [506]

After a week in Pune I was ready to find out what the maroon robed drifty-looking people were up to in the smart 'Meditation Resort', so I turned up at lunch time for the guided tour.  At the visitors Centre you are greeting by grumpy people (also in ... Read more >

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La Paz & the water crisis

BOLIVIA | Fri, 25 Jan 2008 | By gringura | Views [647] | Comments [1]

La Paz!! We finally made it after 15 hours.  This is one of my favorite cities in the world, total chaos.  Indians, mountains, and millionaires all mixed together.  The streets are always of full of people.  We spent the day not doing much, walking around, ... Read more >

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Adventures of a Gringo

SPAIN | Fri, 25 Jan 2008 | By applecrazy | Views [598] | Comments [2]

Well one interesting thing is that I´m now a university student again. I just signed up at the University of Zaragoza to take a month long class that studies the scripts of some classic movies. I think they are all from the same writer, but I ... Read more >

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more ill-fated than the ss minnow

HONDURAS | Thu, 24 Jan 2008 | By moojieturtle | Views [700] | Comments [1]

i passed my rescue diver class today! got to the dive shop at 6.45a to start prepping for our open-water rescue session. my buddy, mark, and i were in charge of putting water, first aid kits, emergency oxygen, floats and the dive flag on the boat. we ... Read more >

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D-Day turns to G'Day

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 21 Jan 2008 | By lewija08 | Views [241]

Well we departed kiwi-land at about 6:30am after having a pretty emotional farewelland a failed attempt at sleep so you can imagine that check-in went swimmingly. Through some divine intervention I ended up sitting separate to the rents which allowed ... Read more >

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Lost Baggage and Cyclones in Fiji, Oh My

FIJI | Mon, 21 Jan 2008 | By theunit | Views [1264] | Comments [2]

So we arrived in Fiji after a 20 hour day that was actually not as bad as it could have been.  Amber and I slept for about 6 of the 10 hours across the pacific.  We arrived to a hot and humid Fiji morning and were amped about heading out to the islands ... Read more >

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Just One of Those Days...

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 19 Jan 2008 | By dazey311 | Views [760]

Day 11 Well, today was just one of those days. Let me preface this post by saying we have had absolutely perfect weather the past 12 days. Could not have asked for better. Today, finally, it rained. ... Read more >

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PANAMA | Sat, 19 Jan 2008 | By connieandjohn | Views [853]

Having read that the main border crossing from Costa Rica to Panama is the worst in Central America we elected to try an alternate route.   We spent our last night in CR at San Vito, a lumpy, bumpy half-hour drive from the crossing at Rio Sereno.   ... Read more >

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Venice, Italy

ITALY | Sun, 13 Jan 2008 | By mattso | Views [717] | Comments [5]

I said auf wiedersehn to Salzburg and enjoyed a great train ride through the mountains into Italy. Viva Italia! Although coming from the Alps into the flat hinterlands of Venice was like driving through Spearwood and South Fremantle - you know the vegie ... Read more >

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prawn lovers paradise

MOZAMBIQUE | Fri, 11 Jan 2008 | By angeline | Views [514]

once again ola from mozambique. have  had a great couple of days checking out the southern end of this country. spent a few nights at a place called tofo, actually pronounced tofu, which was just beautiful. really nice beaches and the most chilled out ... Read more >

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I love India...sometimes

INDIA | Wed, 9 Jan 2008 | By ahay | Views [563]

I have received complaints about my last few e-mails. I have been told that what I write is depressing and after reading, one feels like 1) having me sent home, or 2) sending me a care package for everyday I am here. Not to worry. While it is definitely ... Read more >

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Train Travel and Such

INDIA | Wed, 9 Jan 2008 | By ahay | Views [306]

Getting Internet here is so complicated. COmputers never work and when they do, they aren't very reliable. So, I finally have the chance again. I am in a cafe in Udaipur where the internet is free, and the nice man that works here just offered me half ... Read more >

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Lucky in Lovina

INDONESIA | Sat, 5 Jan 2008 | By flower-lily | Views [782]

Welcome to Lovina. Where you from? Where you stay? You want dolphin carving? Maybe take two. Good price. Cheap for you. Maybe you buy later? Maybe buy tomorrow? Maybe buy next week? How long you stay? What’s your name? ... Read more >

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Hotel Bound in Brussels

BELGIUM | Fri, 4 Jan 2008 | By sean_and_liana | Views [474]

After a wonderful Christmas in England with Sean’s relatives (unfortunately not a white Christmas) it is back on the train tracks and off to explore more of Europe ! We took the overnight Ferry to and from Hull which was fun. More like ... Read more >

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Unhappy Birthday

INDIA | Tue, 1 Jan 2008 | By tim_and_sam | Views [874] | Comments [1]

Happy New Year to you all! Having spent a very enjoyable and very unusual Christmas in Pondicherry we have come down to the southern tip of the subcontinent to the beaches around Trivananthapuram (try saying that after a couple of beers, or in fact ... Read more >

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Day 14 - Travel to Lopburi

THAILAND | Mon, 31 Dec 2007 | By ericolofson | Views [514]

Today was taken up almost entirely with travel as we slowly make our way down to Bangkok from the northern parts of the country, stopping along the way to see the sights. We caught a tuk-tuk from our guesthouse at around 9:00 and headed for the bus ... Read more >

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bed bugs and bowel motions

THAILAND | Sun, 30 Dec 2007 | By lindsaya | Views [828]

There are three of us, great friends from Australia, lived together partied together and lived a great life on the sunny gold coast.  Then we thought we needed an adventure, promptly quit our jobs, sold/gave away everything we owned then packed a bag ... Read more >

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Moscow Metro

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sun, 30 Dec 2007 | By mattso | Views [640] | Comments [7]

Ok I took a gamble and decided to try my luck on the Moscow Metro, the main undergound rail system. Everything I've read says its cheap, fast and easy so what could go wrong? I had a map of the train network so found the closest station to the hotel ... Read more >

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Hazy Days Of The City Hopper

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 27 Dec 2007 | By whippin_picadilly | Views [1132]

  During the week prior to my departure for far and distant Australian shores I watched a lot of Globe Trekker on the Travel Channel.   One such day I found myself glued to the TV watching the afore-mentioned show and for a change it wasn’t ... Read more >

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From India to America--3 hours; Visa-- Priceless

USA | Thu, 27 Dec 2007 | By andrewalex | Views [822] | Comments [3]

But first… we have just returned to Istanbul from our trip across the Turkish countryside, but before we can go into detail about all of that excitement, we have the previous week to take care of first. So here goes.Christmas, Christmas, Christmas…one of ... Read more >

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