Thursday doors…doors to the past — This, that and the other thing

Norm, our host at Thursday Doors, is doing a retrospective of his 2019 doors and asked us to do so as well. I’d planned to, but I’m too short of time with family coming home, practice for our Christmas service, etc. So I’m “cheating” a bit by taking you back to the Penn Museum, but […]

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SCUBA DIVING IN HONDURAS — Where’s Liv?

We’re jumping back a few years again in today’s blog post, and revisiting my first real adventure to Central America. For those who haven’t read my previous posts on the subject, back in 2014 I went on a school trip with Outlook Expeditions to Nicaragua and Honduras for a month. The majority of the trip […]

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Strategy Page’s Military Humor and more…. — Pacific Paratrooper

Military Common Sense Rules A lot of life’s problems can be explained by the U.S. Military and its applications of common sense … “Sometimes I think war is God’s way of teaching us geography.” (Paul Rodriguez) “A slipping gear could let your M203 grenade launcher fire when you least expect it. That would make […]

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The Inca Empire: Peru & Bolivia — My Bolivia

A backpack journey through the old Inca Empire: Peru and Bolivia. The Inca Empire was centered around highlands of the Andes mountain range with highlights like the city of Machu Picchu, one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Gear: Nikon D53000, GoPro Hero 3+ & iPhone 6s Contact me: [email protected] Music by Monophonic space: http://bit.ly/1SGwat4 Likes: 2 Viewed: 269 source

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What Is The Best Way To Get From Peru To Bolivia? — The Partying Traveler

Crossing borders is one of the most annoying things about traveling. As an American, one of the most irritating border crossings I’ve ever had to do was the one from Peru to Bolivia. While my British friends were able to sail right through, there was the whole process of me having to apply and receive […]

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Claim: The Green Energy Lithium Rush is Destabilising South America — Watts Up With That?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Russian skulduggery, riots, political coups – and the lithium rush is just getting started. Russia allegedly meddled in Bolivia’s controversial election By Max de Haldevang November 17, 2019 A Russian state company sent around 10 spin doctors to Bolivia beginning in mid-2019 to help the incumbent president Evo Morales win […]

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For the Peace of Bolivia — Olivia in Bolivia

Ah, South American politics. I shall say no more. 🙊 What I shall say is that I am safe and my soul is at peace. For those wondering why I would be saying such a thing, the elections have in fact erupted into protests and violence. Major cities are shutting down and nationwide strikes are […]

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La Paz – The Capital of Bolivia — Living The Q Life

In many ways it is hard to describe the city of La Paz, Bolivia. It is a city of contrasts built literally on the steep hills of the Andes mountains. It is considered to be the highest (unofficial) capital in the world at 3,660 meters (12,000 feet) and many tourist suffer the effect of altitude […]

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Bolivia — Endless Roaming

A few photos from my little ride on Death Road Bolivia

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Hate crime investigation: Police in California seek man wanted in ‘cowardly attack’ at Jewish synagogue — FOX6Now.com

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Authorities are investigating a series of vandalism — including at a synagogue — that took place in Beverly Hills, California. The vandalism at the Nessah Synagogue was discovered Saturday morning, Dec. 14 by an employee who said he found “an open door and items ransacked inside,” police said in a news…

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