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Breaking up...isn't so hard to do

JAPAN | Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | Views [698]

As you may have noticed I've been ignoring this blog.  I've found that I've been increasingly losing interest in updating this site. The time has come to break up with worldnomads.  I would like to say it's been there for me in good times and bad but ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

Gallery: Sr. High School Sports Day

JAPAN | Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

An afternoon watching the high school students perform martial arts, relay races and more.
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Gallery: My first enkai

JAPAN | Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Delicious food, a new kimono and karaoke fun.
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Gallery: しょうがっこう

JAPAN | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Genki elementary school kids.
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Gallery: Exploring Tanegashima

JAPAN | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Now that I've got a ride I can check out this amazing island.
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JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Views [1871] | Comments [2]

This is too good to be true....I'm living on a tropical island in southern Japan, eating cheap fresh sashimi and being greeted by the cutest, friendliest Japanese children as I stroll the street. I don't think life gets much better than this. After ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Gallery: Tabemono!

JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Food porn.
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Gallery: First week in Japan

JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

2 short days in Tokyo and first impressions of Minamitane, Tanegashima.
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Gallery: The new pad

JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

My house in Minamitane
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Gallery: Argentina

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Wine, tango, futbol and Evita
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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

As my camera was stolen, these pictures are shown courtesy of my kind friend Katrin.
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Gallery: Chile

CHILE | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Blinding salt flats in the desert and the biting cold
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Gallery: Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

The tiny gem of South America
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Gallery: Costa Rica

COSTA RICA | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Wildlife spotting and horseback riding in Costa Rica.
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Gallery: Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Markets, ruins and the glorious Lago de Atitlan
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The Adventure Ends

ARGENTINA | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [861]

Well, it's officially over...I am back in southern California, sitting on my king-sized bed, freshly showered (without wearing flip flops for the first time in 3 months!) and unpacking the contents from my overstuffed backpack into my old dresser. It ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

The Countdown Begins

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [1173] | Comments [2]

That´s right, we´re looking at just 13 days left of this Latin America Adventure before both Trishy and I get on our respective flights out of South America back to our home countries.  By this point I think we are both ready and our minds are definitely ... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies


CHILE | Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | Views [866] | Comments [1]

It´s official: we are STUCK in Chile. We attempted to leave San Pedro today and sat on a still bus for 3 hours, hoping the highway would open.  Apparently there has been heavy snow in the Andes so the pass we need to drive through to get to Salta, Argentina is ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Stuck in the Chilean desert

CHILE | Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Views [830]

I suppose there are worse things than being stuck in San Pedro de Atacama.  The sun is shining, the food and coffee is quite good and it feels familiar, almost like a mini Santa Fe, New Mexico.  But when you have four days to kill and not much to do ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

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