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101 Reasons Not to Leave Home without… a Sarong!

Long long ago, one night in a dorm after lights out and a few too many tequilas, idle chatter in the darkness began this slightly silly list…. here it is again, updated! Can you help us get to 101? 1. … Continue reading

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The Trans-Siberian Railway at last!

Childhood dream fulfilled! First train on the long journey to Moscow conquered! Flooding along the Amur River – on the border between China and Russia – unfortunately meant it was best to skip some of my planned riverside destinations. I’ll … Continue reading

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I found happiness on Yalu River

I found happiness on Yalu River Cloaked under a grey sky Lapping softly at its edges A fisherman cast his net, and hauled Empty again Cast again Excited tourists dress in North Korean costumes Pose for photos by the bridge … Continue reading

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101 Uses for a Sarong

This is a mental list I started for a laugh years ago on another trip…can you help me get to 101? 1.  A curtain. 2. A wall – hung off a travelclothesline or bit of string tied across a small … Continue reading

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