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What Places Are Part of Who You Are?

“What places are part of who you are?” I have thought about this question so much over the years but had never seen it verbalized until just the other day. I just read an amazing book called Hokkaido Highway Blues by Will Ferguson. The author hitchhiked from the very bottom of Japan all the way to Hokkaido …

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Borneo Jungle and Kota Kinabalu Fun

August 27 If you asked me what my worst nightmare would be, I would definitely say being in a big room full of cockroaches.  And today, my worst nightmare became a reality… This morning we had to wake up at 5:45 again to do a morning river cruise.  We didn’t really see anything of interest, …

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Borneo Jungle Cruise-Orangutans, Elephants, Sweat and Bugs

Note: This post is terrible and disjointed.  I wrote it after sleeping for 4 hours in the past 48 and it is really, really bad.  I wrote it throughout an entire day, so it can be really random at times.  I didn’t want to censor anything that I had written previously on the trip, so …

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Snorkeling in Borneo

Before going on my Borneo jungle tour, I first spent a day at an island sunbathing and snorkeling. It was paradise. With our rented masks and snorkels, we plunged into the aqua blue waters and were immediately immersed in the glorious world of Borneo’s undersea world.  It was the best snorkeling I’ve ever done.  There …

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Leaving Philippines and Going to Borneo

Borneo sunset Brian and I went to the mall together at 11:30.  We went to a few stores before I found a camera I wanted.  It turned out well because I finally have a waterproof camera.  I bought the camera and an 8 gig memory card and it was less than $200.  We then went …

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