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  • Bearing WitnessYou know those little voices that you get in your mind, those internal conversations you have with yourself that re run events and create a narrative that you can accept and seems to make sense of the world?[b] ( Oh Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Mar 8, 2018
  • Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh CityCross Like a Cow, Not Like a Cat Craig McLaughlin Hanoi The traffic in Hanoi is notorious. It’s a little bit busy to say the least. Crossing the road requires a leap of faith for us Westerners. The best advice we were given Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Feb 28, 2018
  • Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison) [i]1964 to 1973, a part of Hoa Lo Prison was used to detain American pilots, the majority of them engaged in “Dien Bien Phu in the air” battle. Inside the stone walls of “ Hà Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Feb 23, 2018
  • The Building of the Burma Railway[i]It gave me a great understanding of men. And a great appreciation of the ordinary things of life.......And the value of human relations. You know, when it comes to the end, the only thing that really matters are the people Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Jan 27, 2018
  • On the Road to Sukhothai Bike Collection Before going anywhere there was the small matter of collecting our motorcycle from the customs at Bangkok Airport. A task described by our leader Richard as[b] Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Jan 23, 2018
  • Bangkok 20 million tourists visit Thailand every year. Most pass through Bangkok Bangkok has a population of 8.281 million Bangkok is one if not the most popular cities in the world to visit. It’s interesting how quickly things become OURS. Arr Posted by Mick G in SE Asia Overland Adventure | Jan 17, 2018
  • Canadian Rockies Bimble - The Canadian Pacific RailroadWhat do William Cornelius Van Horne and Cheng Ging Butt have in common? You may be forgiven for not knowing the latter, but if you know some history of the Canadian Pacific Railway -and of course there is no reason Posted by Mick G in Motorcycle Bimbles | Jun 12, 2016
  • Canadian Rockies Bimble - The road to HopeBike collected and the first day on the road...to Hope. For film buffs and Rambo fans (not necessarily the same thing) you will have seen Hope, but it may have been pretending to be somewhere else. [b]The first Rambo was filmed Posted by Mick G in Motorcycle Bimbles | May 30, 2016
  • Teaching at the Himalayan Culture SchoolMy first day of teaching began when I got two conflicting schedules from the principal, who, if his office is any reflection, is rather disorganized. In addition to English, I am also teaching social studies and science. The kids have Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 14, 2014
  • Kathmandu to Border with TibetWhy do people have 'bucket lists' or 'life lists' as the more positive amongst us prefer to call them! And why do Buddhists believe all life is suffering? I was reflecting on this - or at least i would have Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
  • On the RoadTravelling by any means in Nepal is an adventure. Our few days watching traffic in Kathmandu, travelling by kamikaze taxi, and dodging,cycles,rickshaws,motorcycles,cars, trucks and buses while on foot,had given us some serious misgivings about choosing to Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 2, 2013
  • Pashupatinath, KathmanduReligions are everywhere in Kathmandu and Nepal. Hinduism , Buddhism, Christianity,Islam and every other religion you can name, can probably be found somewhere in Kathmandu. However, central to most is Hinduism. Temple's are everywhere, and shrines are Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 2, 2013
  • Carl Hans Lody and Immo HopmanI doubt if anyone has heard of these two people,but their story is nonetheless remarkable and worth telling. While wandering around Lubeck I came across this plaque on the city wall: Carl Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 1, 2013
  • ColditzWe travelled South from Binz through the former East Germany to an overnight stop near Frankfurt an der Oder. Next day,after an early start we arrived at our accommodation near Dresden during the morning with a view to visiting Colditz Posted by Mick G in The Baltic Sea to the Tatra Mountains | Jul 1, 2013
  • The 1968 Winter Olympics We left the Cote d'Azur minus three people from our original group. Yet, we still remained a small village roaming the streets of France. As our time in Nice came to an end, the next morni Posted by TulsaTrot in Globetrotting Around the World | May 17, 2011
  • Seriously, You're Too Loud in Frigid Paris 'Everyone enjoys the Mona Lisa, but opposite it is an even more impressive painting' Our final stage of spring break in France culminated in Paris. In order to keep track of Posted by TulsaTrot in Globetrotting Around the World | May 17, 2011
  • Breaking Down FranceThe week leading up to my first trip since returning from our around the world trip (http://tulsatrot.travellerspoint.com), I started getting that anxious anticipation of packing my green backpack and setting out on another adventure. This time Posted by TulsaTrot in Globetrotting Around the World | May 17, 2011
  • My first Bike experience :) What a week-end... lots of first time experiences...small steps for humanity...big wheels for my kids Posted by Prométour in Montréal | Apr 11, 2011
  • The last weekThis past week marked my last official week here in the Suomi. It started with a hectic schedule of all-day lectures (Strategic Management theories in healthcare and social organisations AND leadership theories in healthcare and social organisations) wit Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Oct 29, 2010
  • Ich wohne seit fast 2 Monate in Berlinthings like blogging and journaling have fallen by the wayside over the past months. call it my settling-in period. it's not for lack of interesting things to write about. i could have written about the struggle to find a WG Posted by ctamler in Wenn schon, denn schon | Oct 20, 2010
  • The last few days.....The last few days have been mellow for me. I have so many things to do just for my Finland courses that thinking about it exhausts me. I have 5 courses at [[http://www.uef.fi|UEF]] that run till November/December and I have Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Oct 20, 2010
  • Seeing real snow for the 1st time in my life!Hmmmmmm! where do I start?! :) The past 4 or so days burnt me lots. I was preparing for the Design Agent design brief and it drained me. Spending time at the design academy is really one of my most Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Oct 14, 2010
  • Pressure cookerThe last few days have seen me watch more online videos than ever, mainly because I dont sleep much and i have to watch something in between books to avoid falling asleep. I know, lame excuse but it works for Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Oct 11, 2010
  • Ending September....I had a hectic last week of September. Before then I was stuck on looking forward to my first course lectures at UEF, and the possibility of having to drop my design courses in case the public health course require Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Oct 4, 2010
  • Health Informatics courseThe last few days have been great. I have more friends now so being here is warming up regardless of the declining weather. Friday I got invited to join my Chec Republic & Slovakian friends at Passions club and I Posted by Kratos in My Finland experience | Sep 27, 2010
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