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The Spirits of the Wise Sit in Clouds and Mock Us

*This is part 1 of 2 of Sydney.  Part 2 of 2 is above.* After being delayed for over six hours, JetStar flight 38 from Denpasar (Bali) to Sydney finally took off.  Leaving Indonesian airspace, we cut south towad Perth … Continue reading

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Bali Hai

Finally, Bali.  After 3 hours of sleep from Paul and I’s recent excursion to Singapore, we landed in Denpasar, the capital of this small, lush Indonesian island.  My uncle flew with us on the flight from Malaysia, and after clearing customs and … Continue reading

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Virgil Was Actually a Singaporean Tourguide

Acting on the advice of my uncle, Paul and I left Kuala Lumpur a day early and decided to visit island city-state of Singapore.  Only 45 minutes from KL to Singapore, this was easily my shortest international flight.  Arriving at … Continue reading

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Are There Koalas in Kuala Lumpur?

Leaving London, Paul and I began the impetus for the entire trip – to visit my uncle and aunt in their homes in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Saying goodbye to London on a day with the best weather yet, we made … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Hole

On our final day in London, Paul and I explored some of the leftover must-sees.  You could spend a lifetime in London and still find something new and interesting to explore (or eat).  London, as the capital of the empire … Continue reading

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High Street Kensington

The Tower Bridge…one of London’s most iconic landmarks.  On a chilly, stormy day, Paul and I ventured to this site, also shared by the medieval Tower of London.  We climbed into the Tower and across its majestic elevated footpath.  As … Continue reading

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Movin’, Learnin’, and the Circus

After the Marylebone market, Paul and I wanted to see the University College of London, the central college at the greater University of London.  UCL sits on prime London real estate – it is exceptionally close to downtown but still … Continue reading

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Marylebone

This morning Paul and I explored the neighborhood of Marylebone, noted for its Sunday farmers market.  This Sunday, however, was also the start of an annual summer “fayre,” so the market was especially vibrant, filled with people from all parts … Continue reading

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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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