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9
Oct
DokiDara and the Medevac from Asia – Part 1
Real Life, Travel

It’s been almost exactly a year since I set out on my open-ended backpacking adventure in Africa and Southeast Asia, and here I am on a plane again… I’m incredibly excited to bring you stories and pictures and adventures, but it strikes me that I never completed my story last time. Originally it was because […]

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24
Dec
Chanukkah in Yangon, Myanmar!
Travel

I know, I know, I celebrated Chanukkah? I went to synagogue?  Life can be weird sometimes! If you recall from my last post, my mother’s neighbor’s son, David, happened to also be in Yangon, and he’s Jewish and wanted to celebrate Chanukkah. He and his friends had stopped by the synagogue and asked if there […]

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23
Dec
A Day Trip to The Golden Rock (Totally Doable!)
Travel

Day two in Yangon was actually a weird bonus day, because when I arrived, I had asked my hostel to help me book an overnight bus to Bagan, and the next available bus was one night later than I had in my “plans.” However, the beauty of traveling by yourself and with no *real* plans […]

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22
Dec
Shwedagon Pagoda, Rangon Tea House & Day 1 in Myanmar!
Travel

After a nice, LONG sleep in my hostel, I woke up around 10am to begin my first full day in Yangon. As I’ve mentioned countless times, it’s near impossible in almost every place I was in Africa, to walk anywhere by yourself. Whether it’s safe or there are just street-touts, you. Are. Never. Alone. So, […]

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20
Dec
So You Want to Get from Africa to Asia…
Travel

Well…. At least I did! While the first leg of my journey in Africa was exhilarating, amazing, and so much more than I could have imagined, it was time to pack up and head over to Asia for the next portion of my adventure. Of course, in typical “Doki” style… I hadn’t applied for any […]

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