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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 24 … MAD MIDGET MUSLIMS AND A CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH ZEITGEIST

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We knew we’d be hitting a city soon. The paved road gave it away. Whenever we hit it we’d hit a city soon afterwards. The longer the stretch of asphalt, the bigger the city. And this was the biggest we’d hit in quite a while … … Continue reading

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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 23 … AN ANGEL IN THE WILDERNESS

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How is it that relatively unimportant scenes from our past remain etched in our memory as deeply as those of great consequence? Is it a unique scent that does the trick? A special sound or touch that triggers some hidden, genetically … Continue reading

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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 22 … THE UNEXPECTED FIESTA!

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I woke up in the middle of a cow pasture surrounded by cows, flies and cow pies. I had no idea how I’d gotten there. None at all. I tried hard  to remember but I couldn’t recall a thing! My three traveling companions … Continue reading

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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 21 … A MACEDONIAN MELEE

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The plate crashed against the stone wall and splintered into shards that lay scattered on the clean swept earth floor. We’d just settled-in at our table in a public house when that porcelain projectile flew just above our heads! We damn near jumped out of our skins! Our nerves … Continue reading

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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 20 … SERENDIPITY AT THE END OF A GOAT PATH

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Sometimes things just make you feel happy and warm all over. It’s a miracle really, for happiness is one of the last things that’d come to mind if you viewed our situation on this planet realistically … after all, you could say we’re just a bunch of insignificant … Continue reading

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Driving Around Europe Without A Map, Part 15 … MY PELOPONNESIAN DISASTER

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We’d stand straight-up … knees-locked and fully upright … in my ’65 Volkswagen with a canvas roof that slid clear back to the rear window, racing down an oven-hot Italian back roads. It’d feel like we were soaring into a boundless blue sky above us with polka-dotted with clouds, that like musical … Continue reading

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