The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

12th Aug, 2014

On our second day in Phnom Penh, down one necklace, and sufficiently emotionally drained after the one-two punch of the Killing Fields and Choeung Ek, we went to the Royal…

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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, Phnom Penh,...

29th Jul, 2014

Note: Today’s post goes into detail about the brutality of the Khmer Rouge, and specifically what happened at the Killing Fields. There are also images of human remains (mostly bones…

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Villa Rufolo, Ravello, Italy

13th Jun, 2014

  Ravello sits just behind Amalfi, further inland and up the mountainside. You can get there by walking, I suppose, if you don’t value time or your life all that…

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The Alpspitzbahn and AlspiX Viewing...

5th May, 2014

It was an absolutely gorgeous day in Bavarian, and all Rand wanted to do was go to Garmisch. He wanted to sit in the sunshine in a picturesque Bavarian town…

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau,...

24th Apr, 2014

I had been to Neuschwanstein once before, in 2005. I went with my parents. Both of them. I do not recommend going anywhere with my parents. I love them both…

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The Cabazon Dinosaurs And Young Earth...

19th Feb, 2014

Remember how I said, like, just last week that even though I wasn’t a religious person, I could easily get behind the beliefs of those who are religious? Let’s keep…

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The Salton Sea, California

13th Feb, 2014

  From the moment Rand told me about the Salton Sea, I wanted to go. I’m probably one of the few people in the last 50 years to have had…

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Salvation Mountain, Niland, California

11th Feb, 2014

  Unless we’re talking about poltergeists or the healing power of cupcakes, I could not be described as a believer. I can’t even claim that I’m spiritual and not religious,…

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and Mt....

4th Feb, 2014

  For years, my aunt has tried to persuade me to move to California. Her tactic has been repetition of the state’s numerous glittering qualities. “We have the beaches, and…

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