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Poland/Auschwıtz

POLAND | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [1838]

´´Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat ıt.´´  --George Santayana   It ıs an odd sentıment to descrıbe one´s feelıngs regardıng a vısıt to the most prolıfıc death camp of the Holocaust.  On one hand we are ınterested, perhaps even excıted, ... Read more >

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Angkor Wat

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | Views [18355] | Comments [3]

As the sun breaks the horizon and paints the world in shades of pink and purple, the ruins before us are all at once illuminated by the first rays of morning. With the sun behind the ruins of Angkor Wat , we stand in the shadow of the ancient ruins ... Read more >

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Going Native with the Hill Tribes

THAILAND | Saturday, 5 May 2007 | Views [3793] | Comments [2]

  It’s a rare opportunity when the passing backpacker catches a glimpse of the daily life of the native peoples through whose towns he passes.  Just such an opportunity was awarded to Genny and me recently when, along with our two traveling companions, ... Read more >

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