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Close Call on the Road to Singapore

Posted by on Dec 16, 08:41 PM
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Suddenly the hair rose on the back of my neck and my body tensed…

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Orphan Ride on the Local Television News!

Posted by on Jul 13, 01:57 PM
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Making a Difference

Check out a piece that just aired on the local news in Washington State!

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Southbound in the Land of Smiles

Posted by on Jul 13, 09:45 AM
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I was fully prepared to discredit such a slogan as “The Land of Smiles” as the merest marketing department propaganda…

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Korea, South to North

Posted by on Jul 6, 04:25 PM
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North Korea

Aside from the novelty of such an experience, there was another reason for my hope consuming man’s best friend: revenge.

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Spinning the Spine of Honshu

Posted by on Jul 2, 02:34 PM
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Norikura I had the whole road to myself all the way to the 2,700 meter summit and beyond. It had only recently been plowed and the snowbanks on either side sometimes towered five meters high. I was again attempting to outpace an afternoon thunderstorm and barely succeeded…
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Penang Island

Posted by on Jun 17, 02:59 PM
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Penang, I found, was a lovely place. It possessed a fascinating cultural diversity: Indian, Chinese and Malay were the dominant ethnic groups, but countless others filled the nooks and crannies around town…

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A Stormy Pilgrimage

Posted by on Jun 12, 06:16 AM
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Oga

One day I was parked at a secluded place beside the road and had just taken I bite from my bread with butter and jam when I felt something brush forcefully against the side of my head. I looked down at my hand, still in the bread-holding position, and the slice had disappeared!

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Ride Statistics

Last Updated: Jun 26, 11:50 AM

  • Odometer: 46,033 km / 28,604 miles
  • Countries Visited: 30
  • Calories Burnt: 2,301,650
  • Near-Death Experiences: 6
  • Times Yogurt Spilled in Bar Bag: 4
  • Times Stolen from: 8
  • Flat Tires: 105

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