Introspection

Epiphanies on the Road – A collection of revelations while traveling

  • During The Terrorist Attack in Pul-e Mahmood Khan, Kabul, Afghanistan…. July 1, 2019 09:30AM As I’m writing this a few explosions just occurred within our vicinity a few km away (it’s already on the news). Still hearing some gunfire in the distance where the plumes of smoke are.     We just went up to the rooftop to take a look:     What is more remarkable is how the hotel staff and even some ...
  • So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019) June 25, 2019   (Given the ever-changing security situation here, this post will be updated as circumstances develop so check back often)   Travel Warnings A helpful warning as I set off for Kabul today: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.    Travel to all areas of Afghanistan is unsafe because of critical levels of kidnappings, hostage taking, suicide bombings, ...
  • Happy Thans-Kiev-ing! November 19, 2018   Thanks Fanny for the pun of a title! I realized that whenever people ask for advice for what to see in Kiev and I look through my blog to rev up my memory again, all I have on Kiev is a crazy night out that began at the infamous Palata no. 6 (aka Hospital Bar), and nothing on what ...

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Post-travel Reflections – The usual symptoms of post-travel withdrawal

  • During The Terrorist Attack in Pul-e Mahmood Khan, Kabul, Afghanistan…. July 1, 2019 09:30AM As I’m writing this a few explosions just occurred within our vicinity a few km away (it’s already on the news). Still hearing some gunfire in the distance where the plumes of smoke are.     We just went up to the rooftop to take a look:     What is more remarkable is how the hotel staff and even some ...
  • So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019) June 25, 2019   (Given the ever-changing security situation here, this post will be updated as circumstances develop so check back often)   Travel Warnings A helpful warning as I set off for Kabul today: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.    Travel to all areas of Afghanistan is unsafe because of critical levels of kidnappings, hostage taking, suicide bombings, ...
  • Happy Thans-Kiev-ing! November 19, 2018   Thanks Fanny for the pun of a title! I realized that whenever people ask for advice for what to see in Kiev and I look through my blog to rev up my memory again, all I have on Kiev is a crazy night out that began at the infamous Palata no. 6 (aka Hospital Bar), and nothing on what ...

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