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From the Journals…Even More from Palenque, Mexico. March 15, 1991

June 05, 2017 - I arrived at the ruins around 2, and spent the next 3 hours exploring, climbing, resting, shooting, and sweating profuse...
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From the Journals…Still More from Mrauk U, Burma (Myanmar). January 24, 2004

November 21, 2016 - We visited 4 temples in the morning, including Shittaung, which is reminiscent of Borobudur on a smaller scale. The othe...
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From the Journals…Still More from Palenque, Mexico. March 15, 1991

October 21, 2016 - I arrived at the ruins around 2, and spent the next 3 hours exploring, climbing, resting, shooting, and sweating profuse...
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From the Journals…More from Chichén Itzá, Mexico. March 20, 1991

September 09, 2016 - I got up shortly after 6, and had breakfast at the bus station. I packed my stuff and stored it in the hotel office. I w...
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From the Journals…More from Mrauk U, Burma (Myanmar). January 24, 2004

June 06, 2016 - We visited 4 temples in the morning, including Shittaung, which is reminiscent of Borobudur on a smaller scale. The othe...
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From the Journals… Sukhothai, Thailand. February 9, 2003

March 07, 2016 - It has been a nice day so far. I rented a bike and drove around, getting off to view the temples. I had an early lunch o...
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From the Journals… Ayutthaya, Thailand. March 10, 1989

March 04, 2016 - We had a good day at Ayutthaya. We started out with a Wat and then the Ancient Palace complex. They are nice ruins—old a...
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From the Journals…Bagan, Burma (Myanmar). February 4, 2003

February 19, 2016 - Our horse cart took us to many temples today, more than I needed to see. There are 2,278 temples listed by the Archaeolo...
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From the Journals…More from Mrauk U, Burma (Myanmar). January 24, 2004

January 22, 2016 - We visited 4 temples in the morning, including Shittaung, which is reminiscent of Borobudur on a smaller scale. The othe...
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From the Journals…Uxmal, Mexico. March 18, 1991

October 19, 2015 - The bus ride from Mérida took slightly under 1-½ hours, during which I read. I arrived shortly after opening and before...
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From the Journals…More from Palenque, Mexico. March 15, 1991

October 16, 2015 - I arrived at the ruins around 2, and spent the next 3 hours exploring, climbing, resting, shooting, and sweating profuse...
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From the Journals…Bagan, Burma (Myanmar). February 4, 2003

August 17, 2015 - Our horse cart took us to many temples today, more than I needed to see. There are 2,278 temples listed by the Archaeolo...
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From the Journals…More from Abu Simbel, Egypt. April 3, 1989

April 10, 2015 - Our planned time of awakening was 4:20 am. We got dressed quickly, ate breakfast, and went out to meet the taxi. We had...
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From the Journals…Luxor, Egypt. April 11, 1989

March 02, 2015 - Up at 5:30 to the tune of my alarm. We had breakfast downstairs, and were out the door by 6:45. We had rented bikes from...
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From the Journals…Cairo, Egypt. March 16, 1989

February 27, 2015 - We entered the Egyptian Museum, where we spent 3 hours. It is an extensive collection, but after a while everything begi...
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From the Journals...Chichén Itzá, Mexico. March 20, 1991

November 28, 2014 - I got up shortly after 6, and had breakfast at the bus station. I packed my stuff and stored it in the hotel office. I w...
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From the Journals…Kom Ombo, Egypt. April 8, 1989

November 14, 2014 - I woke up at 5:40, moments before the sun rose. I fought the temptation to roll over and continue sleeping, and got up t...
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From the Journals…Aswan, Egypt. April 5, 1989

November 10, 2014 - Our destination this morning was the ruins at Philae, and we were not alone. Again, the place was overrun with tourists.
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From the Journals…More from Palenque, Mexico. March 15, 1991

October 10, 2014 - I arrived at the ruins around 2, and spent the next 3 hours exploring, climbing, resting, shooting, and sweating profuse...
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From the Journals... Saqqara, Egypt. March 25, 1989

February 24, 2014 - We took minibuses first to Giza, then Saqqara. We did a lot of walking, starting at Zoser’s Funerary Complex. Surprising...
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From the Journals... Karnak, Egypt. April 11, 1989

January 03, 2014 - We had lunch at the hotel, and then a siesta. Before I knew it, or was ready for it, the time came to leave for Karnak....
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From the Journals...Chichén Itzá, Mexico. March 20, 1991

December 02, 2013 - I got up shortly after 6, and had breakfast at the bus station. I packed my stuff and stored it in the hotel office. I w...
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From the Journals… Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). January 28, 2003

November 08, 2013 - After lunch we walked around the fort wall in the heat until we decided it was time to get a taxi. We took it around to...
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From the Journals...Mrauk U, Burma (Myanmar). January 24, 2004

September 02, 2013 - We visited 4 temples in the morning, including Shittaung, which is reminiscent of Borobudur on a smaller scale. The othe...
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From the Journals...Abu Simbel, Egypt. April 3, 1989

July 12, 2013 - Our planned time of awakening was 4:20 am. We got dressed quickly, ate breakfast, and went out to meet the taxi. We had...
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From the Journals...Giza, Egypt. March 15, 1989

September 07, 2012 - It felt really great to be back in the desert again--and it is desert even this close to the Nile--I was surprised. The...
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