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Thoughts from the Killing Fields

Imagine having your throat slashed by the razor sharp leaves of a tree so you can’t scream as you die.  Imagine that right before you are shot in the head and thrown into a ditch, you look to your left … Continue reading

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A few hours in Bago, Myanmar

After taking a four hour bus ride from Kinpun to Bago, I linked up with a local guide to see the sights for a few hours before my next bus later that day, 12 hours north to Kalaw.  After agreeing … Continue reading

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If You Only Read One of My Blog Posts, Make this the One

Saprinu:  1) to flourish, thrive 2) to prosper About a month ago, I headed to a small Nepali village about 5 hours north of Kathmandu to work with a nonprofit called Saprinu.  I was put in touch with the Maryland … Continue reading

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Hoping the Mystical Magic of Nepal Rubs off on My Legs

After a whirlwind year of traveling around the world, getting sick on numerous continents and meeting some odd, unique, and adventurous people in between, I find myself in Pokhara, Nepal, getting ready to attempt my most difficult physical challenge to … Continue reading

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222 Kilometers in 60 Hours

**** Apologies for not posting pictures but these India internet cafes just can’t handle it. Quick fact:  The Himalaya mountain range is higher than any other in the world.  The  imposing presence of the peaks strike fear into the hearts … Continue reading

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Wild Donkeys and Even Wilder People

I recently had the honor of volunteering on the Racing the Planet (RTP) 250km Atacama Crossing, and what a week it was.  For those not familiar with RTP, it’s a company that puts on 250km multiday races through the four … Continue reading

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Top Ten Travel Songs from the Road

This trip has been a tough one between Music and I.  I blame most of it on Apple, who, for the second straight time, has given me a faulty ipod which fails to hold a charge after an hour or … Continue reading

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