Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lack of Internet

After a week in Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, I am finally moving back to a place with regular internet access, Sydney.  Hopefully there I will be able to (finally!) update the blog! Zach

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Browley-by-the-Bow

The second half of my first day in London…as explained in the last post, I finished many of the main sights today with my friend Paul.  We walked along the south Thames from the London Eye to the Tate Modern … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

For the sake of time and bandwidth, I have to split a post – which would normally be a single entry under normal circumstances – into many. After a long solo trip through the Middle East and the Balkans, taking … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry, Comrade Lenin

Leaving Istanbul, I took a 10 hour night bus from Turkey to Sofia, the Bulgarian capital.  I know the last post was on Serbia, but I am just getting around to putting my Bulgaria pictures online.  Anyway, this bus was … Continue reading

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The Sky is Aflame and the River Runs Red

Tied with Pakistan, Serbia is the most anti-American country, with 56% of the population having a very negative view of America with at least another 20% having a moderately negative view.  So naturally that’s where I went today (I told … Continue reading

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Cry for Me, Gentle Moon

My final day in Istanbul I visited the Dolmabahçe (pronounced dole-ma-ba-che) Palace, the residence of the sultans from 1856 until the end of the Ottoman Empire in the early 20th century.  The Topkapi Palace, shown in an earlier post, was … Continue reading

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Sultans and Sinners

I have a longer post about my visit to the Dolmabahçe Palace coming soon, but this may be the first post where the pictures are better than any description I could do.  This is basically a collection of some random … Continue reading

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