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Leaving Patagonia, Slowly: RTW, The First Five Weeks

In the early days of January I sketched out the only rough timeline that would ever be produced for my current round the world trip. According to that document, one hastily scribbled onto a moving box, I would be saying my goodbyes to the northern reaches of Argentina and Chile in the waning days of February, and looking forward to an extended stay…
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Hitting a Wall

There's 35 days until the departure date for my extended jaunt and I've hit a wall. That's not a terrible thing; I enjoy the challenge of breaking through barriers. All these photos were taken on 26 October 2012 here in Ljubljana. I'm making progress on backing up and purging my hard drive and wanted to give these a modest home here, somewhere…
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Pondering my Osprey Sojourn – RTW: 100 Days to go

_________________________________ Update 27-Feb-2014: 11,000km Later: An Osprey Sojourn 25 Review _________________________________ Today marks 100 Days to Go until the departure date for my 16-month stroll around the planet, as appropriate a time as any to climb up to the roof and snap a few portraits through the afternoon mist of the bag I’ll be…
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Tracking a Stolen Laptop (and tablets and smartphones, etc)

Via Anil Polat's excellent tech travel tips website foXnoMad comes this exquisite tale involving Panamanian hookers, Columbian trans-sexual escorts, nose-picking Facebook addicts and more. More specifically, it's about how a traveler Matthew Kartsen eventually retrieves his stolen laptop using Prey, a free tracking program he installed in his…
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