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Travel Theme: Distance

While the words are synonomous, in terms of persopnality and attitude, I’ve always thought of distance and farness as two things that can indeed be mutually exclusive.  In an age like this with Skype and international phones and even travel blogs, one can be far, far away without ever being distant.  That said, this sentiment…

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Sundown in Penang

  The docks to Penang came into view just minutes before the sun started to fall beneath the island’s mountains.  Unfortunately, the dock’s enormous metal scaffolding hindered any attempt I made to capture the sky as the mountains and clouds blended into gorgeous streaks of black and pink.  So unable to capture the view on…

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The Ruins of Lembah Bujang: Lore of the Dragon Valley

“undoubted relics of a Hindoo colony, with ruins of temples . . . mutilated images . . .” – James Low Less than an hour in Malaysia and I was left on the side of the major highway that runs along the northwestern coast. It only took a little convincing. Without that bit of indulgence…