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Pedalling to paradise in a padded cell.

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 17 Jan 2012 | By homeless_harry | Views [2772] | Comments [2]

I have never been so mistaken before in my life. Even the complete backfiring of my best efforts to be cool in High School do not come close to so utterly misreading a situation. From the position of the previous journal, I had every right to think ... Read more >

Tags: bicycling, dummy spits, homicidal tendancies, misfortune, profanity

Swept along on a bike and a prayer.

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 15 Jan 2012 | By homeless_harry | Views [1271]

Eden is a lovely town, but not quite in the same league as its biblical counterpart. Quaint little shops, a long history stretching back to early settlement days and 360 degree views. That last fact was due to its location ... Read more >

Tags: bicycling, misfortune, on the road

Dragging an anchor proves I drag my knuckles.

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 12 Jan 2012 | By homeless_harry | Views [1201]

The following is an account so embarrassing, I would be better served by keeping it to myself had I not already shown how much delight I take in ridiculing myself. This was not a case of factory line idiocy. This was customised cretinism so creative it ... Read more >

Tags: bicycling, misfortune

Making the most of caffeine and arrival euphoria

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 11 Jan 2012 | By homeless_harry | Views [1804] | Comments [1]

Ulladulla is a town built on so many hills, I expected all its inhabitants to have calves of granite. Nope! Most people are fat, like all towns in the western world. That's an easy criticism to make for someone who looks ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bicycling, misfortune

Stupidity soars to new heights while I stay grounded.

VIETNAM | Thu, 16 Dec 2010 | By homeless_harry | Views [1168]

You can't have a signature move unless you put it in to action at every available opportunity. Like John Travolta and a dance floor, Tiger Woods and a bedroom, er golf course or Dubya and his Texan ranch, my place to shine is the airport. ... Read more >

Tags: flights, misfortune

Sunburn, speed and shit food in the South.

VIETNAM | Wed, 10 Nov 2010 | By homeless_harry | Views [1184]

You are truly blessed when you hope fervently enough for something to see it come to fruition. Third world countries highlight this blessing Westerners have when our hopes are far less significant than the everyday survival that is most of the Vietnamese's ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, food, misfortune, on the road, philosophy

The dawdle from Dalat on the barf bus

VIETNAM | Mon, 8 Nov 2010 | By homeless_harry | Views [1391]

When it came time to leave Dalat, it was obvious it wasn't going to be an easy, or dry affair. Numerous roads were blocked due to floods, numerous destinations weren't worth visiting for the same reason and the bus we chose to leave on started the ... Read more >

Tags: misfortune, on the road, travel books

 

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