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Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [237]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Glenn Close as Adrienne Pargiter in Paradise Road

Film Review: Paradise Road

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Film Review: Paradise Road by Celeste Heiter   How silent is this place The brilliant sunshine filters through the trees The leaves are rustled by a gentle breeze A wild and open space By shrubs...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Japan
Topics: People | Literature | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
Victory, by Joseph Conrad

A Stoic of the South Seas

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,689]

Review of Joseph Conrad's Victory

Destinations: Malaysia
Topics: Literature
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture

Notes of a Skeptical Infidel

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,689]

* * * * * Review of V.S. Naipaul's Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey , First Vintage Books, 1982. * * * * * Every day I hear the muezzin's call to prayer stirring the Muslim faithful of Phuket,...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | Iran | Tehran | Pakistan | Indonesia | Islamabad | Jakarta
Topics: Literature

Tidapathy in the Rubber Republic

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,689]

The Allies were not unassisted when they drove the Japanese out of the Asian mainland. Nearly every occupied country had spawned its own resistance movement: Thailand had the "Free Thai"; Vietnam had...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Literature | 20th Century History

A Lady on a Tramp

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,689]

A review of Victorian Isabella Bird's travels through the Far East.

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | China | Singapore | Hong Kong
Topics: Literature

Passage of Arms

ThingsAsian Booklist - tab [1,449]

Title: Passage of Arms. Author: Eric Ambler. Publisher: Vintage (2004) ISBN: 0375726780. Details: paperback, 5" x 8", 246 pages. * * * From the back cover: In this classic thriller, two American...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History
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