Category: Observations

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Observations of: France, Part II

Here is the second part to my French Observations. Hope you still find them amusing and thought provoking. One of the strangest things I have observed by far in my travels. In France, they start co....

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Observations of: France part 1

I lived in France for about a year working with a French company in 2004. My first assignment was in an EXTREMELY small village that had all of 50 residents. Yes, you read that right, 50 people! The c....

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10 Places to visit in North Island, New Zealand

Traveling isn’t just about seeing, it’s also about experiencing. One can visit the most scenic of locales and other than a few photos and souvenirs, leave with nothing of real value. Even the memo....

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Observations of: New Zealand; elevated

I very rarely go back, to countries that is. I revisit cities I’ve vacationed in, but never a country I once lived. A part of me has a deep significant fondness for exploration that is stronger than....

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Observations of: Costa Rica

  These observations are a blast from the past! I wrote these in 2001. It was my first time outside of the United States and I didn’t yet speak Spanish. EVERYTHING was different to me so the....