The Journal

"]    Paddling the trickle of a stream, swallowing diesel fumes, one realizes the vastness of this great world. The maze of floating tin shacks still out of focus, hum with activity causing ripples to rock the canoe. Open arms greet with plates of dried fish covered...

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Is caterpillar dung in your medicine cabinet?

Is caterpillar dung in your medicine cabinet?

  The complex and diverse Aboriginal culture of Australia began over 50,000 years ago.Not much was written down as most history was instead passed down in songs and dancing ceremonies. Aboriginal bush culture remains a mystery including their bush medicine.Leeches...

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Flatheads in Guatemala

Flatheads in Guatemala

  Flatheads in Guatemala I’ve taken to the skies again, this time Guatemala. The military presence standing inside doorways of gift shops, outside banks holding threatening guns against shoulders, or stopping vehicles with barricades on roadways doesn’t stop the...

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The sight of the hotel on Num Num Island was like rowing to an island with a movie set in place. The old three story mansion...No reflections from glass. The spaces were empty.  Three days sounded like the right amount of time to while away the hours without phones,...

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Perceptive Travel Magazine article

Perceptive Travel Magazine article

   https://www.perceptivetravel.com/issues/0422/newguinea.html   ?Jackie's books can be purchased from Adventure Travel Press. The books are available in eBook, full color paperback, and B&W paperback value editions. The eBooks and full-color paperback...

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She robbed me but I don’t care

She robbed me but I don’t care

    Anyone who snorkels or dives, dreams of the world’s largest coral reef system called the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The reef, over 1500 miles long and labeled as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, can be seen from outer space. The 3000 reefs...

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Laos

Laos

The young boys entertained with cute little boy antics, like arguing over which picture to color, after I drew animals on a piece of wood.

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Walking While Travelling

Walking While Travelling

As an elephant carries you through rice fields during planting season, a group of villagers might motion for you to join in the planting.

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