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The Perils of a Temporary Passport

INDONESIA | Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | Views [260]

As I approached the passport check, I realized I was scowling. I’d been up since 3am with only two cups of coffee and I felt grouchy. Simultaneously, I realized grimacing wasn’t going to get me anywhere. I’ve been operating with a temporary ... Read more >

Tags: awkward encounters, discomfort, emergency passport, mishaps, passport check

Coping with the Unpredictable

MOROCCO | Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | Views [251]

Gray clouds hovered ominously overhead, fat with potential rain and threatening to split open at any moment. My 40 pound pack was cutting into my shoulders as I trudged down the Marrakech sidewalk, dodging persistent touts and speeding cyclists. "Did ... Read more >

Tags: coping, mishaps, travel

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