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Washington, DC, USA
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April 17th, Washington, DC – It turns out that Dubai’s rules regarding Israeli stamps in the passport are ignored as we had no trouble getting through immigration and spent a few hours in the city. It is a fairly modern … Read More

Negombo, Sri Lanka
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April 12th, Negombo, Sri Lanka – Yala is a decent park for a wildlife safari though not quite on par with the few African parks left where mass-tourism ‘safaris’ do not dominate. Anybody with eyes should see plenty of deer, … Read More

Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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April 6th, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka is a lovely country and the people are quite friendly and grateful for American aid following the tsunami (virtually everyone thanks us and mentions someone by name who came by their town … Read More

Karon Beach, Thailand
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April 2nd, Karon Beach, Thailand – Phuket looks and feels like a typical beach resort. Other than the tsunami warning our first night here that sent us towards the beach to find a nice viewpoint, you would be hard pressed … Read More

Yangon, Myanmar
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March 27th, Yangon, Myanmar – The Burmese people continue to amaze me; they are so incredibly friendly and helpful without asking for anything in return (except the few children who have been taught to beg for shampoo, pens and candy; … Read More

Nyang U, Myanmar
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March 21st, Nyaung U, Myanmar – Burma is an incredible place. The unique political situation aside, the Buddhism practiced here is unlike any other place we have been, the art and architecture is a mix of Indian, Sinhalese, Mon, Siamese … Read More