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The beef capital's undefinabull attraction.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 7 Feb 2009 | By homeless_harry | Views [1454] | Comments [1]

Rockhampton may seem like an unusual destination for someone like me. Rockhampton is actually quite an unusual destination for anyone. It doesn't have much to offer travelers in the way of tourist sites. Anyone who would be interested ... Read more >

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Black & Gold budget envy.

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 19 Oct 2008 | By homeless_harry | Views [1709] | Comments [1]

Literary productivity has dipped recently as hard work and hedonistic pleasures have superseded creative output and coherent thought. Some cosmic governing body decreed that frivolity and fortune seeking was my new karmic currency after over ... Read more >

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Happy toast and the vision.

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 5 Oct 2008 | By homeless_harry | Views [1140] | Comments [1]

I admit I am not the most direct writer at the best of times. Everything I write takes the most circuitous route to the point I am trying to make. I like to write for the sake of seeing how much I can mangle the English language to make it vaguely ... Read more >

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fear and loathing in los viajes

ARGENTINA | Wed, 12 Mar 2008 | By yu-en-me | Views [1553] | Comments [2]

i know i´m not the only one who thinks that there´s something deliciously fun about playing with fear, but most of the things that have scared me until now have been quite trivial. for example, jumping off the high tower in my primary school playground, volunteering ... Read more >

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March 11 Update

TANZANIA | Tue, 11 Mar 2008 | By cwklein | Views [1072]

This week so far has been one of the most special weeks of my life. I found 2 students on Monday who I will be sponsoring and sending to school and feeding for the year. It is only around $25 USD a year to send a child to school here, and possibly ... Read more >

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In a nutshell

CANADA | Mon, 10 Mar 2008 | By mel_mel | Views [774] | Comments [2]

Well, here I am at the Calgary airport, about to bid Canada farewell. I can’t believe that I’ve been here for two months, and that I’m leaving. I must admit I’m looking forward to the weather change! I’ve decided to create a top and bottom ten ... Read more >

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Final Thoughts on India

INDIA | Wed, 5 Mar 2008 | By andrewalex | Views [1334] | Comments [9]

Well we are writing this blog a good three weeks after we have been in India, so the senses have been dulled a bit, and none too soon.  Rather than writing a funny list of the things we have learned in India, we wanted to give a sense of what it ... Read more >

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Las Cosas Pequeñitas

USA | Mon, 3 Mar 2008 | By sweeneyo8 | Views [1865]

means: the little things. despite sometimes getting overwhelmed, missing home, understanding very little, and, well i've covered most of my downfalls, i realize every so often all the miniscule things i've picked up already. for example: - i take the ... Read more >

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One Month

SPAIN | Mon, 3 Mar 2008 | By jupiter1123 | Views [657]

I've been in Spain for one month today. Living in Madrid, with my senora, trying to learn the language. I've learned a lot, but of course, nothing has been like I had imagined. So far, I can name the things I will miss about Spain when I leave: ... Read more >

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I transit

NORWAY | Sat, 1 Mar 2008 | By bota | Views [956]

Jeg fortsetter der jeg slapp, og sånn må det vel kanskje være. Eller slapp noe(n) der jeg holdt på å starte, var det kanskje sånn det var? Sannheter og svar eies ikke i meg – kun spørsmål som kan lede til disse, og det må da vel være hele poenget. ... Read more >

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Tourism and Spirituality

ISRAEL | Tue, 26 Feb 2008 | By jreuter | Views [1259]

On a roof-top cafe, Old Jerusalem is gloriously sread out before me. To the north is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the site of Christ's cruxificion, burial, and resurrection.  To theeast, the Temple Mount, where the first ... Read more >

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Billy Joel always knows best

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 26 Feb 2008 | By marge | Views [952] | Comments [1]

Slow down you crazy child You're so ambitious for a juvenile But then if you're so smart tell me why Are you still so afraid? Where's the fire, what's the hurry about? You better cool it off before you burn it out You got so much to do and only So many ... Read more >

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Peanut butter and revelations

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 22 Feb 2008 | By marge | Views [846] | Comments [1]

Casey's letter came today.  It brightened up everything, even though it's a cloudy day. Danny (our housemate) and Lindsay and I are going to go out tonight.  I'm not sure where but he says he has an idea of where to go.  He's from Sydney so he doesn't ... Read more >

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Antarctica Season 3: Season Finale-FINALLY!

ANTARCTICA | Thu, 21 Feb 2008 | By heartrl | Views [2908] | Comments [4]

WELL another year down. I'm surprised as you are to find me here. I've had many a drunken rant with Galen about my deep hatred for the 'blog' and yet... and yet... But I get it now. I love all my friends and family and I want to keep in touch ... Read more >

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Maansverduistering / Eclipse of the moon

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 21 Feb 2008 | By lodie | Views [1011]

Ek het die foto's vanoggend geneem. Met die volgende volmaan is ek in Malawi, daarna Soedan, daarna Tunisië ... I took the following photographs this morning. With the next full moon I will be in Malawi, then Sudan, then Tunisia ..

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I can't believe I'm here!

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 15 Feb 2008 | By aurora158 | Views [664]

Seriously. I'm here! no, really? REALLY! Yet I have a cold from the time+climate adjustment. Word to those with a tap water complex: The Gold Coast's water tastes like DIRT! I kid you not! So it's certainly not helping with the whole cold thing. It's ... Read more >

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USA | Thu, 14 Feb 2008 | By connieandjohn | Views [1216]

Friends say they would love to travel the way we do.   That, of course, isn’t the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.   They really don’t want to miss out on family gatherings.   They can’t imagine spending Christmas Eve on a kibbutz ... Read more >

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So what DO you do with this....

USA | Tue, 12 Feb 2008 | By globalmindsights | Views [1680]

So some final thoughts on the trip.   Upon my return many folks said-“did you have fun”…This was by far the hardest question to answer-well it was a great life changing trip though fun is for a vacation. It was really mind & spirit altering.... Read more >

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The dumps on a Tropical Island

TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS | Sat, 9 Feb 2008 | By josie | Views [790]

I am in the midst of taking a break. Work has been a little hectic and customers demanding and my patience has thinned to invisible so today is day 2 of 5. You find me sat on my decking on a very sunny day, I'm facing the ocean and it's the blue you ... Read more >

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UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 9 Feb 2008 | By tinka | Views [827]

Transcontinental - don't ask me what it means exactly, but in this case I'm applying it to the plane trip EmJ and I took last night.  *yawn*  After we had said our goodbyes to Hong Kong(the city on which I have bestowed the title "City of Paradoxes"... Read more >

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