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The Windy Road to Nepal

Crossing the Nepali border from Tibet was a really interesting experience. The Friendship “Highway” is a windy, usually one-lane gravel road on the edge of a sheer cliff, precariously inching its way down a narrow river valley on the edge of the Himalayas. The road is full of sheep and yaks, is often flooded or […]

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Observations about Japan

In my first few days in Japan, I’ve observed two things: Japan is a filthy country, and the people are all incredibly rude. … … … Yeah, yeah, yeah… that’s not true at all. Tokyo is probably the most hospitable, comfortable places I’ve ever been — aside from the overwhelming heat, that is. Yes, the […]

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