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Two Steps Towards Others
Two Steps Towards Others

Weather Travails and Dead-End Canyons

Update // April 20, 2019 // Two Steps Towards Others
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( 8 ) CRITIC RATING

Marie and Nil's progress through Bosnia and Herzegovina had been somewhat slowed by snow and cold on the Via Dinarica trail, so they were relieved to finally arrive in Sarajevo on April 5. They enjoyed the capital, describing it as a “fascinatin...(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

Toilet Pinball and Hurried Journeys

Update // April 17, 2019 // Running the World 196
( 4 ) USER RATING
( 7.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Butter headed to Taipei, Taiwan for marathon number 128. He found he was running through a pet festival and dodging live bands plus crowds of locals. From the river bank, it was a sweaty climb to finish his 26.2 miles. Butter had once again been j...(more)

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In Buddha’s Footsteps Through Bihar

Update // April 15, 2019 // Out of Eden
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( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

Salopek's journey through the eastern state of Bihar has seen him passing through some of India's most important Buddhist pilgrimage sights. First, Salopek passed by the cave in which Buddha fasted for six long years. He observed how pilgrims sti...(more)

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The Manneken Trip
The Manneken Trip

Boom Installed; Side Trips to Tikal, Acantenago

Update // April 12, 2019 // The Manneken Trip
( 3 ) USER RATING
( 9.2 ) CRITIC RATING

Maldague continues to make progress, steadily but surely, working on his sailboat Tsamaya. He finally installed a new boom on the mast, the culmination of an undertaking he had explained as a major repair. He says he has made progress on some li...(more)

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Paddle the Nile
Paddle the Nile

Egypt’s Lake Nasser: A Slow But Pleasant Stretch

Update // April 12, 2019 // Paddle the Nile
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( 8.5 ) CRITIC RATING

Davis is finally in the Nile's last country, Egypt. Because of Egypt's Aswan Dam and the resulting huge Lake Nasser, paddling has been slow. According to Davis, it has however been pretty pleasant since the headwinds, which had been present throug...(more)

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