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  • And We Thought Vaccinations Were a Thing of the Past...Well, we made our first visit to a Kampala hospital today. After church this morning, a well-meaning woman asked if she could take the kids to see the monkeys which live in a tree not far from the church building. Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Aug 29, 2010
  • A bit bunged upSuffering from a lack of privacy has me reaching for the Senokot. It reminds me of when I was suffering from the same affliction last year when on holiday in France. The three of us queued up at the very Posted by jhanford in My month in a motorhome | Aug 22, 2010
  • AbsenceMy apologies for taking so long between updates -- I had a software clash between Linux and the photograph uploading applet that Travellerspoint uses. In the end, I spent a good 4 hours troubleshooting the problem, after which point, Posted by DavidJFabe in Europe 2010 | Jun 29, 2010
  • Into SiguenzaOne of the first things I noticed on getting in the car is that the new Peugeots do not have a steering wheel – oh, there it is on the passenger’s side. Takes a little while to get used to Posted by lostagain in A big trip | May 21, 2010
  • At the Copa..Copacabana... HospitalWell where to start... probably with the bit where we had to get off our minibus to cross Lake Titicaca as it all went downhill from there. Apparently the minibus was too heavy to cross with passengers in it, Posted by Sambosonic in Tokyo to Bogota | May 18, 2010
  • ANDREA'S BIG, BIG ADVENTURE APRIL 26-30, 2010Single Mother Andrea.....see my earlier Blog entry about my trip to Quesnel.....was born with a crossed eye (see picture----cute eh?) When you live in a remote community, despite a modern hospital etcetera, things like Posted by douglasw in Around the World | May 8, 2010
  • Medical camp daysNepalese people are a tough bunch. In the Sherthung village where we set up our first medical camp using a school property, men and women are exposed to high UV content sun light on a daily basis by working Posted by becca108 in Over the Congrete Jungle | Apr 7, 2010
  • Day 2 of the trekExcerpts from journal on March 31... ... Never do I imagine the next time I write is outisde in the snow in a riverine valley called Somdang. Yesterday we trekked about 8 hours up to an altitude of 10,500 ft. Posted by becca108 in Over the Congrete Jungle | Mar 31, 2010
  • The Best Laid PlansSeth was feeling a bit off when we got up so we decided to take it easy for most of the day. We ate breakfast then took a stroll down the beach sidewalk and pier, stopping at a few shops along Posted by sethnmon in Exploring with Transits and Treasures | Mar 22, 2010
  • Away from one dangerThings here have gotten pretty smokey. No planes have come in or gone out for the last 3 days, and I cannot see the mountains. This even made the Bangkok Post: Mae Hong Son bears haze blanket's brunt Posted by decuirrl in a long-winded carte postale | Mar 17, 2010
  • Bloody protestsSo, um, about these protests... As you can tell from the articles such as this one ( and [url= Posted by decuirrl in a long-winded carte postale | Mar 16, 2010
  • HanoiWe had heard that there was some rain expected for Hanoi when we left Hue, but what we turned up in was more like standing under a waterfall. We met a nice couple on our bus, Theresa and Terence, and Posted by palmer830 in Adam and Anna half a world away | Feb 19, 2010
  • ¡Tengo infección intestinal!This may not be for the queasy of stomach or those currently eating. I will try to keep the gory details to a minimum. This weekend we took off for Mexico, San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, because we have Posted by KimJay in Turtle and Barracuda | Feb 18, 2010
  • Spa World! A must if you're ever in OsakaA definite highlight of our stay in Shin-imamiya was the 2 minute walk (past all the tramps and weirdo's) to a place called 'Spa World'. We thought we'd check it out on our last night in Japan, as it was Posted by howlett in Asia / Oceania / North America | Jan 28, 2010
  • Namaste nepal Nepal is very beautiful country in world where i stay. And people like to stay here very free because of global invironment it is very nice Posted by malla9027 in Namaste nepal | Feb 3, 2010
  • Charitable Donations for Visitors to Oaxaca: CORALAlvin Starkman, M.A., LL.B. When the Cole-Gardner family recently vacationed in Oaxaca, Mexico, they brought along several basketballs, soccer balls and baseball gloves, to donate to indigenous children without ready access to such sports paraphernali Posted by titosarah in Attractions in and around Oaxaca, Mexico | Feb 2, 2010
  • Unity between the old and the newWe decided to try the Meijing Shrine again today, and this time with success! It was a beautiful walk up to its gates where there were huge wooden beams forming an arch way. Inside it the grounds it felt so Posted by howlett in Asia / Oceania / North America | Jan 25, 2010
  • 5th day in Thailand and Already Visited the HospitalI thought I got mosquito bites the very first night that we got here. They were really really itchy and my foot started to swell. Some of them started to puss... yes eww... We went to the pharmacy Posted by Thai-Sarah in Tyler & Sarah - other side of the world | Jan 24, 2010
  • BarilocheThe bus to Bariloche was by far the best bus we have taken. It was 22 hours journey with some really comfy big seats. We got some sandwiches and brownies and a drink about an hour in and we though Posted by St Martins in Sadie and James | Jan 16, 2010
  • Experiences, not excuses.I should have written about my birthday escapades/ my school's Christmas celebration much earlier, but I have spent the past week fighting off some Thai illness that has involved a lot of fever at very random intervals, culminating in a Posted by decuirrl in a long-winded carte postale | Jan 12, 2010
  • OB/GYN "Camps" in IlamVolunteering OB/GYN Providers for HIMALAYAN HEALTHCARE of Nepal Contact Himalayan Healthcare at regarding medical/dental treks, and regarding OB/GYN camps starting in December 2010. Whether Posted by ncarrollmd in Himalayan Healthcare in Ilam | Dec 26, 2009
  • Himalayan Healthcare in Ilam 11 Nov Kathmandu, Nepal in the streets without traffic signals Tatas, Terrios, Marutis, Mahindras and Hero Hondas have replaced the rickshaws and thousands of pedestrians that made up street traffic of 1997 when I last visited. Posted by ncarrollmd in Himalayan Healthcare in Ilam | Dec 16, 2009
  • Himalayan Healthcare in IlamHimalayan Healthcare (HHC) scout ob/gyn mission to Ilam 2009 13.11.2009 Specially prepared Ilam program in hand, I board Buddha Air with Sudarshan of HHC and we fly with the Himalayan range snowcapped above the clouds to Bhadrapur to lunch under a Posted by ncarrollmd in Himalayan Healthcare in Ilam | Nov 15, 2009
  • My first bath (Turkish)An experience that is difficult to fully describe. We chose the Cagaloglu Hamami or Turkish bath. It is medieval design. The Cagaloglu Hamami is probably the world’s most famous Turkish Bath. It’s featured in the 1000 places to go before Posted by 1000fights in 1000 places to fight before you die | Nov 5, 2009
  • Siddhithumka and Sangrumba Village Medical Camp, NepalDear Friends I am associated with Himalayan HealthCare. Inc ( Recently we have organized a medical camp in Siddhithumka and Sangrumba villages of eastern Nepal from 27 to 29 October 2009. The three days camp (Medical Trek) Posted by davidmd in Himalayan HealthCare | Nov 2, 2009
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