Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Art of Hitchhiking

Tena Koutou! My time in New Zealand is coming to a close far too quickly.  New Zealand seems to be packed with it all – stunning scenery, hip culture, good values, and endless outdoor activities.  They also understand the importance of … Continue reading

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Closed Until Further Notice

Hello mates, Closed Until Further Notice Christchurch, New Zealand, suffered an aftershock earthquake on February 22, 2011. It was a 6.3 magnitude aftershock compared to the 7.1 magnitude quake that hit the area last September. The aftershock’s center was only … Continue reading

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Catching a Wave

Selamat Siang! Java on Java Southeast Asia is not known for its coffee. Knowing this, I have tried and failed to kick my coffee addiction. Tea is simply not an adequate substitute. Thailand serves Nescafe instant coffee in most locations … Continue reading

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