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Central Asia Still Central To My Heart

Whist I should be talking about the incredible and diverse place that is Central Asia I’ve chosen instead to talk about me (as I do) and the impact this region had on me in the past and again today. If … Continue reading

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The Rwanda/Uganda Bike Tour of A Thousand (and fucking one) Hills – An Emotional Ride!

The Rwanda/Uganda Bike Tour of A Thousand (and fucking one) Hills An Emotional Ride! Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills and I certainly feel like I got to experience many of them on my 620km cycling … Continue reading

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Fantastic Africa – Why Africa is so rich!

So while I spoke of Africa fatigue in my last blog I must counteract that with the wonderful reality that the world that is lucky to have Africa as a part of it. The Africans are so refined at knowing … Continue reading

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Bye Pakistan, Hi India!

It a cool morning where I can see my breathe on the inside of the train. I’m on the ‘super’ express to Delhi from the NE Punjab state having just left Pakistan yesterday. Last thoughts from Pakistan I think it … Continue reading

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When in Pakistan…

You know you are in Pakistan when… The formality and politeness would make the queen blush – this could have something to do with being Australian and very informal! Telephone infrastructure is better than the west as it is made … Continue reading

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Welcome to Karachi – here are your drops…

This is a great example of how the world is working to become polio-free and counteracting the reputation of city that has one of the worst in the world. Karachi is a town of 22 million (I didn’t count them … Continue reading

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Blood, haircut and involuntary suicide…

Blood Coming to Pakistan with all the expectations of violence, danger and unrest (thanks western media) my first walk around town in Lahore, Pakistan was quite a shock. One thing was that the people tended to be friendly and very … Continue reading

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