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Jamaica: Mar 12-18, 2006

JAMAICA | Sunday, 19 Mar 2006 | Views [1650] | Comments [1]

This year for spring break, instead of spending the week being lazy or even cleaning my apartment (which, unfortunately, I still need to do), I had the unparalleled opportunity to spend the week in Negril, Jamaica with a group of wonderful ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, culture, jamaica, musings


"Freedom"

VIETNAM | Sunday, 8 Jan 2006 | Views [482]

Religious "Freedom" and Discrimination Part of some agreement between the US and the new Communist government after the war was that the new Viet Nam must have religious freedom. The government says there is today, but on ... Read more >

Tags: culture, vietnam


Major Change of Plans

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 Jan 2006 | Views [951]

So I didn't make it to Halong City .  Don't worry, nothing bad happened.  I was on the bus from Thai Nguyen on my way out of town when I got this bad feeling that something wasn't quite right.  I've had the feeling before, and nothing good ever ... Read more >

Tags: culture, people, vietnam


Cuba!

CUBA | Wednesday, 4 Dec 2002 | Views [742]

It’s so strange to actually be in a place where we’re not supposed to be and where not everybody assumes we’re American because they’re not used to seeing Americanos.   The only reason we’re able to come here is because we have an academic invitation ... Read more >

Tags: cuba, culture


Crossroads

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 11 Nov 2002 | Views [440]

I promptly passed out on my bed before even taking a shower after that hike, and I wish I could say I got to sleep hard all night, but I had to get up for an “faculty directed program” to a township.   Though I contemplated skipping it to sleep, I’m ... Read more >

Tags: culture, south africa


Musing upon the number 1.3 billion

CHINA | Tuesday, 24 Sep 2002 | Views [490]

Beijing to Hong Kong: Yay! Wendy feels better today!  I still feel a little warm and I'm not moving too fast, but at least I can move.  We are flying to Hong Kong today and so far, this airport business is pretty rediculous.  I will restate my creed ... Read more >

Tags: china, culture, musings



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