I’m A Big Deal In Oman

The Week, and English language weekly newspaper in Muscat has just published their interview with me. They took a bunch of photos. The one they used was taken in front of the Muscat clock tower, which is sort of the symbol of the city. They brought the scarf and flag :)

Staying Fit On The Road

One of the biggest problems I’ve had while traveling is staying fit. I’ve heard many people say that they lose weight while traveling. I can totally understand that. Depending on where you are, you can walk a lot and eat well. When I was in the Pacific and in Japan, I probably lost about 10 …

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Ban Chiang Archaeological Site

Ban Chiang Archaeological Site - UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for the Ban Chiang Archaeological Site: The Ban Chiang Archaeological Site is a large, prehistoric earthen mound located in an agricultural area in the Ban Chiang Sub-district, Nong Han District of Udon Thani Province in northeast Thailand, within the watershed of the Mekong River. It is an oval-shaped mound formed …

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Welcome Back Qatar

I arrived in Qatar safely. There wasn’t much to the actual flight itself. It was only an hour in the air between Dubai and Qatar. Time spent in the airport waiting for the flight was much longer. The Dubai airport is very nice and on a par with what I’ve seen in Hong Kong and …

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Google Earth 5.0 Beta Released

The beta version of Google Earth 5.0 has been released. You can download it here. The new version looks pretty nice. Improvements to the UI and a much better view of the ocean floor. I mention this as a reminder to people to check out my other blog, Where On Google Earth. The site is …

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