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Seoul – Admiral Yi Sunshin Museum

Seoul – Admiral Yi Sunshin Museum

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If you are prepared to fight to death, you will live. If you avoid battles to preserve your life, you wil die.” Nanjungilgi (The War Diary of Yi Sunshin) Sept 15, 1597

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Kakaako Graffiti – Honolulu Hawaii’s Gritty Urban Chic Neighborhood

Kakaako Graffiti – Honolulu Hawaii’s Gritty Urban Chic Neighborhood

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Long ago, before white people came to Hawai’i – the area called Kaka’ako which now sits between Honolulu Harbor, Downtown Honolulu, and Ala Moana Shopping Center was a place where Hawaiian royalty lived – it was a rich agricultural landscape of terrace…

Ibn Battuta – Moroccan Vagabond

Ibn Battuta – Moroccan Vagabond

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The greatest adventurer of all time for me is the Moroccan vagabond, Ibn Battuta. He not only traveled everywhere in his known world, but he wrote about it in ways that no one before him had. Ibn Battuta’s journey lasted 29 years, so by Moroccan standards, my wife should be understanding of this current journey I’m on.

Vagobond in Bulgaria – Part 2 – Sofia Places of Worship

Vagobond in Bulgaria – Part 2 – Sofia Places of Worship

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Travel around the world and try to write about it as you go and you are sure to miss something. One of the hardest parts of travel for me is finding the time to just stop, chill out, and write about my adventures. I wonder if travel insurance covers that?

Vagobond in Bulgaria – Part 1 – Sofia Tourist Sites

Vagobond in Bulgaria – Part 1 – Sofia Tourist Sites

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During the time I traveled in Sofia, I managed to see and do a huge number of things. I can’t fit it all in one, two, or even three posts. To sum up, let me just say that Sofia was a great place for me to visit. On the one hand that’s cool, but on the other, when the first act of a play is awesome, it makes the rest a bit harder to appreciate.