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A Tribute to Girlfriends

SPAIN | Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | Views [1458]

I feel compelled to write a little note on the importance of girlfriends, as a special part of this trip for me has been the chance to reconnect with some of my best friends that live so far away. The most magical part of the deep friendship with ... Read more >

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Last Night Out in Cairo

EGYPT | Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | Views [820]

We had a very special last night out in Zamalek, Cairo with my friend Kim, who made the 2.5 hour drive again, from Mansoura just to see us off.  We had the most delicious dinner at a very Egyptian restaurant called Abu el-Sid. Inside, the arched doorways, ... Read more >

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Americaaannn Maaannn....

THAILAND | Monday, 28 May 2007 | Views [743]

Americaannnn Mannn.... coos the young Thai boy in the hostel next door to us, as Darrin walks over to inquire about wireless service for the third time.  Thailand, like Rio and Sydney, is a great place for people to just "be themselves."  There's ... Read more >

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Home Cooked Hospitality

HONG KONG | Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | Views [524]

We spent the evening catching up with our friends Nandita & Anant  and their beautiful sons, Shiv and Valmik.  They had been to San Diego years ago to visit us, and we had ventured down to Mexico for a lobster dinner at Puerto Nuevo... only to get ... Read more >

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Welcome to the World of Cleanliness, Organization & Efficiency: Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Sunday, 6 May 2007 | Views [2393]

It's been over 10 years since I spent really good time on the ground as an expat in Hong Kong, and only a couple of years since my last quick business trip back.  Stepping off the airport tram, our pace was shocked into fast forward, as hundreds of commuters ... Read more >

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Job Segmentation & Local Life

INDIA | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | Views [1105]

We have had the good fortune of being able to observe the rhythm of local life here in Bangalore... and it has been nothing short of fascinating. It's given us a clearer view on the multitude of manual services that are provided, which we in the West ... Read more >

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Just Another Day at the Office

INDIA | Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | Views [736]

It's a strange sense of calm and security I feel, sitting here at the Bangalore office I helped to set up in 2004 with my past employer. Today and tomorrow we've dedicated to completing and filing our taxes, finalizing and uploading web content, paying ... Read more >

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Overwhelming Hospitality of Friends

INDIA | Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | Views [1011]

  We continue to be overwhelmed by the warmth, generosity and hospitality of our friends that we visit, and people we meet along the way.   Two and a half years ago I had come to Bangalore to help set up an R&D office.   The first two ... Read more >

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Warmth of Indian Hospitality, Family & Friends

INDIA | Sunday, 11 Mar 2007 | Views [1517]

One of the most special and endearing aspects of India is the people.   Our Indian friends, both stateside, and in India are amazingly warm and hospitable.   The family unit in India is ultra important and intricately linked with religion, ... Read more >

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Surf Lifesaving Competition & Fine Belgian Beers

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 3 Mar 2007 | Views [740]

Surf Lifesaving Clubs form the foundation of the beach community here in Western Australia.   We hit the beach in Scarborough today, and witnessed the Western Australian Surf Lifesaving Competition...   thousands of kids from around the state were ... Read more >

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Happy's Last Big Night Out

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | Views [564]

Happy has done us well, and has led us over 1400 kilometers over the past week, without once breaking down.   There was the one instance that we had the big red exclamation point light go on, and only   realized 50k's later it was the emergency ... Read more >

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Last Day in Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [468]

Our last full day in Sydney with friends has come and it feels like it’s gone by so fast. Probably not for the friends we’ve been staying with who are anxious to get back to the normalcy of their life routine. A big part of this trip for ... Read more >

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Palm Beach Grommet

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Views [541]

There’s a hot new surfer out in the lineup at Palm Beach, Northern Beaches, Sydney...   It’s little Zach Tate!   While the conditions today were blown out everywhere, due to a southerly change that came through with gale force winds, we were ... Read more >

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Mexican Fiesta at the Tate's

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Views [791]

Those of us from San Diego really appreciate our Mexican food.   I think that’s the biggest thing we’re missing at the moment- the good hearty fix of warm flour tortillas, carne asado, refried beans, and fish tacos.   Although they do have Corona ... Read more >

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Australia Day!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | Views [509]

26 January 1788 was the date on which the First Fleet, under Captain Arthur Phillip arrived at Sydney Cove and set up the Colony of New South Wales.    We rang in Australia Day at my old local watering hole in Newport Beach... The Newport Arms.... Read more >

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Surfing the Northern Beaches

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | Views [481]

...is my favourite past time here in Australia.   I’ve surfed all the way up the coast to Noosa, and I always loved coming back to my old ‘home break’ of Mona Vale.   The water is warm and clear, the beach break is steep and peaky, and it’s ... Read more >

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Tropical Paradise

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 21 Jan 2007 | Views [647]

I have found my tropical paradise in Church Point, NSW. Staying with friends at their home in the forest perched high up in the trees, overlooking the Pittwater viewing the sailboats and sparkling blue water... sounds of cockatoos awake us in the morning, ... Read more >

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Good Food, Wine & Friends

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [445]

We’ve been enjoying reconnecting with friends... the old HR Crew from NCR, and three of us who have left and still keep in touch were able to make time to drink & dine together.   It’s funny how time passes, but it seems like just yesterday ... Read more >

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The Good Life

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [450]

...abounds in Australia.  I forgot what it was like to have a nicely balanced life and healthy perspective each day.  We arrived here this morning and by early evening we were walking around one of the many bays of water with our good friends, who after ... Read more >

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