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Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Saturday, May 28, 2011


28 May 2011:

In the morning, Jérôme drove me to the airport. I handed over the SIM card I had bought using a combination of bad French and hand motions. Everything is expensive here, the SIM card set me back about $100, including some calling credit, but it was worth it, especially for couchsurfing.

Rough notes:
http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/05/2011-nz-to-sf-day-15.html