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Where the Bastards wax lyrical.
Kidnapping and other fun stuff
by Steve Strommer •
After one more dental relief team in Honduras, I was pretty worn out. My eyes popped open on our last day, however (yesterday actually), when I looked at El Tiempo newspaper and saw someone I knew.
Book Review: “The Gilgit Game” by John Keay
by lukebrown •
(Oxford University Press – 277 pages) Reviewer – Luke Brown Posted: 29 September, 2003 During the 19th century the Great Game (see Peter Hopkirk’s excellent book by the same title for more details) was being played between two imperial powers, Russia and Britain, for control of Central Asia. British India was deemed to be under…
Congo: Rugabo Of Sabinyo
by Lee Ridley •
We set out from the border town of Bunagana having changed money (see previous). It was late morning and a handful of locals had gathered, offering their services as combined guide and porter. I studied the crowd of hopefuls and chose an amiable, honest looking fella. He took my pack, and I relieved Tracey of…