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Drowning In Beauty

ITALY | Saturday, 15 Sep 2007 | Views [1506]

Wrong: "Honey, I'm going for a walk!" Right: "Honey I'm going for a swim!" Wrong: "Honey, I left my keys in the car!" ... Read more >

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HUNGARY | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [2428]

Try crossing the streets in Hungary’s capital city of Budapest (pronounced Buda – Pesht) and not feeling like that frantic little froggy from the 80’s classic “Frogger”.   For those who didn’t have their hands glued to a Nintendo throughout their adolescence ... Read more >

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Czech Us Out!

CZECH REPUBLIC | Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [1958]

Welcome to the apparent Stag Party capital of Europe. Understandably so. With good food, good beer, large portions of both, and prices that would make cheap ol' Scrooge blush, I'm sure you can guess what we filled our days and nights with. You'd only ... Read more >

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GERMANY | Sunday, 1 Jul 2007 | Views [5885] | Comments [2]

'Cuz we haven't. Not heads or tails of him. Neither well-tanned hide nor sumptuously curled chest hair. He's no where to be found. And this in the country where he's supposed to be a demi-god. So much for expectations; you've broken another heart, ... Read more >

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NETHERLANDS | Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | Views [2209] | Comments [3]

Before we get started, in an effort to protect our futre careers as public servants, any typical pictures of an Amsterdam visit will not be included. Additionally, any names and faces have been changed to protect the innocent...namely, us. Now that ... Read more >

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A Day in Historical Bangkok

THAILAND | Friday, 18 May 2007 | Views [1541]

If you wanted to visit every temple in Bangkok, but could only visit one temple each day, with no holidays, it would take you just under three years to see them all, assuming none were built during your sightseeing.   Fortunately, Gen and I have the ... Read more >

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Crocs Rule!

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | Views [1900] | Comments [1]

An entire zoo based around one family’s obsession with Crocodilia Crocodylidae?  Gen and I thought it impossible, but, my skeptical friends, not only is it possible, its so popular it warrants naming it after the very country that hosts it, giving it ... Read more >

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NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | Views [1494] | Comments [3]

We quit the bus, cold turkey.  After a grueling 9 hour ride from Queenstown to Christchurch, with less leg room than the back seat of a Miata, and staring down the barrel of two more ten hour rides, PLUS a ferry ride (which gives Jake night terrors), ... Read more >

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