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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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Friday, May 27, 2011

27 May 2011:

Another view of one of the spikes of the huts. Man, I'm really getting obsessed with these things. Larger and more important spikes are often decorated with conch shells. Conch shells seem to be an important symbol, and seem to be used at important sites as well, such as on spires by the grave of Jean-Marie Tjibaou in Tiendanite.

Rough notes:
http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/05/2011-nz-to-sf-day-14.html