Souvineres

I try not to purchase a lot of crap on the road. The only thing I buy from each place I visit are magnets, which is something I’ve done for years. When I’m done with this trip I’m sure I’ll have to install metal cabinets in my kitchen because there is no way my fridge …

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www.everything-everywhere.tk

Ok. Some news. I pretty much have been holed up in my hotel the last two days. Other than a trip to Apia on Saturday and today, I’ve just read and tried to recover. I think the boils have stopped spreading. Now it’s just scabs and sores. I think my attempt at bandaging it made …

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Numb3rs

I’m safe on Tahiti. Its dark and I can’t see anything other than how bad I’m getting robbed. I’ll get to that in a second. The currency in French Polynesia and all French Pacific Territories is the Pacific Franc (XPF). The Euro is sort of on a 1-to-1 ratio with the dollar. By that I …

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Keep On Truckin

I spent most of today just doing logistical stuff: getting my ransom ticket refunded and getting my tickets to Rarotonga and beyond, moving to the hostel, and taking care of some stuff online. Yes, that took most of the day. I assumed that I would be leaving French Polynesia on Friday, but I found there …

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Wrap a Nui

I have about four hours till I get taken to the airport to wait three more hours for my flight to Papeete. Despite some early problems, I think this week has been a good start to my foreign adventures. I managed to get by in the most isolated place on Earth without knowing the language. …

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Samoa Fatigue

So I went to the Chinese embassy today and spoke to an official about my trip. She explained that I’d probably only get a visa good for three months and two entries at most. Because I don’t know the exact date of when I’ll be entring China, I will just get the visa when I’m …

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Back To Work…

I haven’t updated much this week because there hasn’t been anything to update about. I’ve done nothing. I do mean nothing. …unless watching sores heal counts as something, I basically holed up in my hotel room all week. Thanks to my amazing immune system (seriously, I seldom get sick), most of the gross stuff on …

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