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2011 In Review

It truly was one of the best years of my life – a year of travel (from January to November), a year of friendship, a year of prospects in love, a year of adventures, a year of loss, and, finally, a year that culminated with me settling in one place, at least for six months. […]

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Let’s Paint The Town Orange

Luang Prabang, Laos Varanasi, India Hong Kong, Hong Kong The Himalayas, Nepal (photo taken by Lena) Delhi, India Terelj National Park, Mongolia The Jungle, Malaysian Borneo Rangoon, Burma Amritsar, India Koh Lanta, Thailand The days in Melbourne are cold, but with the approach of winter all of the leaves are turning lovely shades of orange […]

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The Life Of A Goldfish

Hong Kong, Hong Kong As usual, I took far too many photos of Hong Kong, particularly of the nightly light show and of the markets of Kowloon. I found these markets so interesting, whole streets of goldfish or flowers or chirping birds. I am now in Phuket, in the south of Thailand, but I am […]

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Of Buddhas And Bangkok

Hong Kong, Hong Kong I finally arrived in Thailand today – for all the places I’ve visited, I never had made it to this backpacker mecca before. And though I’ve only been here a few hours, I’ve already fallen in love with the food stalls, the markets, the hustle and bustle, the surge of fellow […]

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Hello, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Well, I arrived. And the first thing I thought was that Asia feels more like home than North America did – what a strange feeling. And after a good night’s sleep, a ferry ride or two, some sightseeing, and a great Chinese dinner, I am once again realizing just how natural […]

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