Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Times, They Are A-Changin’

Well, Indi and I did what needed to be done and did some number crunching. And plans are going to have to change. Here is the rough breakdown of how our daily expenses have gone per country: New Zealand: $100/day … Continue reading

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1 + 1 + 1 does not always equal 3

Have I mentioned that I love Japan? It feels like this weird Sliders-esque universe where, from a distance, things look fine and normal but once I get closer, things are different, sometimes to the point of insanity. Some of it … Continue reading

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Kansai Rainbow Parade 2009 – LGBT Issues in Japan

Because of it’s heavy Western influence but unique cultural stylings, Japan often acts as a slightly warped circus mirror for issues in America. Depending on where you stand, the reflection might be spot on, or it might be nearly unidentifiable. … Continue reading

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Ohayou Gozaimasu from Osaka

That means good morning ^-^ Yesterday we arrived at Kansai Int’l Airport at WAY too early in the morning from our red-eye flight. When we stepped out of the airport (which floats, by the way) we were instantly in an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cambodia and Thailand

Since I still owe ya’ll my impressions on Thailand, I figured for once I’d wrap up two countries in one post. We’re spending the night in Bangkok with an amazing Couchsurf lady and looking forward to our trip to Japan … Continue reading

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Tuol Sleng & The Killing Fields – Ghosts, Graves, Genocide

(**WARNING: Graphic, Long**) Yesterday was an incredibly full day, with a trip to the Royal Palace, the Russian market, and a great deal of drinking in the evening. I wish to cover none of that, though the reason for drinking … Continue reading

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Six Months Out

It has been six months since we packed our belongings into Nikki and Brad’s Chevrolet Express van and waved goodbye to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rhys stared in absolute wonder at the awesomeness that is the Grand Canyon. Indi dangled her legs … Continue reading

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