Day 146
January 8, 2013
The early morning rains drum cozily on the tin roof overhead, as I roll over confident that a rest day is in the offing. Enjoying the uncommonly good internet reception and coffee in bed, I cozily stretch out into the prospect of a day of relaxation. [Read more…]



Day 145
January 7, 2013
A fellow our age is irate and beside himself because he only managed to sleep for three hours last night, kept awake by inconsiderate young backpackers partying on the back porch. [Read more…]

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Day 143
January 5, 2013
The wind dies down during the evening. When I get up during the night, I find myself in a magical enchanted world, under a magnificent, cloudless sky that’s like a bowl turned on it’s side. The stars and the half moon hang just above head, and look close enough to reach up and touch. [Read more…]