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High Security Patrols – Arrested?

October 2017 It’s not unusual to see a small battalion of police walking up the street. Usually there are six or seven in single file each armed with something. The … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Short Taxi Ride

October 2017 My hotel is only 2.5 km from the airport. I had planned to walk. My plane should have landed at 6pm but it was more like 10:30 after … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Performance of a Lifetime

October 2017 Live performances are legendary in China. The cast often runs into the hundreds and the budget the millions all done in custom built performance halls far out of … Continue reading

November 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Flammable Water – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017

The earth holds some pretty strange secrets and this one ranked up there. From deep underground sprang a spring which bubbles up to the surface like champagne. It’s tiny bubbles … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Salt of the Earth -Chin Tuz Sanitarium – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017 

The white hill was an anomaly among the forest covered mountains we had seen. The grasses and plants were going brown with the coming autumn but nothing grew on the … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Pamir Highway – September 2017

 “There are a bunch of weird stones up on the next tier,” said one and another added “they seem to be in lines and are all sorts of strange colours.” … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

City of White – Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – September 2017

According to one guide book, only the insane or deeply unfortunate end up in Ashgabat in July or August. The calendar had just flipped over to September and it was … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Daniel – the World’s Tallest Dead Man – Samarkand – Uzbekistan September 2017

Saint Daniel was reportedly laid to rest in Samarkand in a gigantic coffin which is now 18 meters long and much wider and higher than usual. Local lore states he … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Muynak the Town Missing it’s Seaside – Aral Sea – Uzbekistan -September 2017

Muynak is a seaside town without a seaside. It is a tragic story both for the town and the environment. The once massive Aral Sea once supported a fishing fleet … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Heavy Load on a Weak Bridge – Angola – June 2017

Ever wonder what happens when a large double trailer gas tank crosses a long poorly built bridge?

September 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

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