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The Importance of Travel – a poem by David Greenberg

What is travel worth, to the average woman or man A trip to somewhere different, such as Kazakhstan To put a price on travel, is harder than it seems How can you measure, what is beyond one’s dreams With each new adventure, your courage grows strong Feel the music, go ahead and sing your song Climb that mountain, drink from …

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Card Games and Kudos: Practicing My Durak-face in the Caucasus

By Iris Veldwijk In Belize, April 2014, I met an über-cool lady from Kazakhstan who grew up in Berlin and works in one of the hostels there. We were headed the same direction – south – and she had hitchhiked a couple of times before, so it stood to reason we join forces on our way from Hopkins to Punta …

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