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Mongolian Yak Rodeo

The last night of a four-day horse trekking trip, Dan attempts to ride one of the yaks our host keeps in his herds. He is not successful, but I am amused.  

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Bagan With The Wind

Bagan Temple Video Even almost a year later, Bagan and its thousands of temples is still one of my favorite spots in all of SouthEast Asia and perhaps even the world. From morning to sunset at Bagan, every day was one big mess of temples and exploring and climbing and photography.  Here, then, a video … Continue reading »

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Tianjin Symphony: FAIL.

Wandering around the streets of Tianjin’s old British Concession, I came across the Concert Hall and spontaneously decided to buy a ticket to the symphony concert the next night. What nobody happened to mention was that it would be children’s night at the symphony.  While it was kind of amusing at first when the conductor … Continue reading »

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Zip It Up

On the island of Buhol in the Philippines, the city of Danao hosts the “Sui-slide”, a zipline 480m long and (at its best) 200m high. Quite a ride.

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A Sikh New Rock Band

These guys are out of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Video from New Year’s Eve 2010/2011.  They were pretty Sikh all right.

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Wedding Dances

At each of the 4 weddings I went to, the dancing was long-lasting and all-encompassing. Even I, usually painfully averse to dancing, was forced to get out and dances with more old Uzbek women than I can now recall. In this video, late into the night after a good portion of the revelers have already … Continue reading »

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China’s Misty Mountains

China’s Misty Mountains The day before, having walked up and then accidentally halfway down and then back up the mountain, I fell into an exhausted and not entirely happy sleep in an overpriced dorm room. Waking up on the day of the video, then, I found Huangshan covered in snow and ice and looking marvelous … Continue reading »

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Mentawi: Now with musical accompaniment!

Now featuring the singing talents of our second shamanic hosts!

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