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The perfect transition.

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Leaving the Middle East to my next destination wasn’t as easy as a bus ride so it came as a big surprise when everything came off without a hitch. I guess it does liken it a bit to what I was saying about the Middle East and how efficient things are.

Yes, I have been traveling for a while and have a little bit more background in getting from point A to B, but even so, I still took some risks based on the fact that I trusted the system as well as TV being a factor of course. Also, I guess you could say the Gods were smiling on me. Now, this is probably not as exciting as traveling across the Amazon, but when things go the way that you wish them to, it is actually a remarkable outcome. Just imagining how many things could go wrong made it even more special to me.

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Middle East…Done.

Friday, January 4th, 2008

This plaguerized photo is for Mohammed, his family runs the Safwan Hotel where I stayed three different times. Everyday he asked if I was going to see the Saladin Castle and every day I replied “if it is on a tv show that I am watching I’ll see it.”

Some final thoughts before we wrap things up and move on to stage 5.

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I am the greatest traveler ever!*

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
Africa is done, finito, completo, doneo, arriva derci, see ya wouldn't want to be ya, chow baby, later gator, and on and on and on. One year five months in the big and scary Africa (yes big, not really ... [Continue reading this entry]