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Visiting Home  Posted on 08/17/2011
I've decided to take a job with my school and have returned home to change my visa. I'll be in Kazakhstan for another year starting September 1st.
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Last night in America  Posted on 08/18/2010
See that big green monster up at the top? It's a country I didn't even know existed, but that is where we will be starting tomorrow night, and for approximately 783 nights in a row after that. For now we are in the relative...
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Feels like SPRING  Posted on 03/16/2010
At long last the awful winter seems to be subsiding and I feel just comfortable enough to go outside and play. I have been really itching to get back on the bike but I left my bike in Lisbon so I had to find a new one. The bike guy here in...
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Cycling England  Posted on 12/01/2009
After enjoying carnival in London we met up with our friend Joe that we met in Fukui. He was moving out from his university flat and taking a break before starting a real job so he joined us for 4 weeks of bumming around eating and...
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London Carnival  Posted on 11/20/2009
We flew from St. Petersburg to London via Riga on the first of September and met up with our friends Denis and Laura who live near London Bridge. Carnival was going on and we waded happily dancing along and buying 8 dollar beers and paying...
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Moscow and St. Petersburg  Posted on 09/03/2009
After a long train ride of 3 days and 4 nights, we made it into Moscow. The ride was kind of uneventful but it's one of those things I'm glad to say I've done. The bed was about 5 feet long and I'm 6 feet 3 inches so...
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Irkutsk and Baikal  Posted on 08/26/2009
After a couple of nights on the train from Mongolia including a long series of border inspections we rolled into Irkutsk. The hostel set up a home stay with a nice lady named Svetyana in a old apartment block just across the street from a...
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Mongolia  Posted on 08/18/2009
Mongolia took some getting used to. It was very dirty confusing and seemed dangerous at first but we warmed up to it after a few days. In fact there is high pollution but it seemed clear after Beijing. People warned us about crime but we...
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Beijing  Posted on 08/18/2009
We spent three days in Beijing exploring and tasting everything possible. Our hostel was nice after we moved to escape the mosquitos on the first night. The road was under construction so we had to dodge heavy equipment and muddy holes to...
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Shanghai  Posted on 08/11/2009
I can't spend a lot of time to post now but we had an awesome time in China. I just want to put up some pictures so you can see that we're still alive. We took the boat from Osaka to Shanghai:We happened to be on the same boat...
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