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Senior Moments

Definition: Instances when one forgets or fails to deal with something because there are many other things to think about ...
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A Trans-Siberian Rail Journey, First Leg: Moscow-Yekaterinburg

I can tell it’s getting colder where I’m going by the state of the birch forest enclosing the railway corridor. ...
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Second Leg: Yekaterinburg-Irkutsk, 49 hours, 2158 miles, 3 time zones

Europe Asia Border Oh my! I am surprised to find a man sleeping in my compartment when I board my ...
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Third Leg: Irkutsk/Lake Baikal to Ulan Bator, 1297 miles, 26 hours, no time change

Checkhov pronounced Irkutsk the Paris of Siberia when he first laid his eyes on this city by the river Angara. ...
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Fourth Leg: Ulan Bator to Beijing, 1209 miles, 28 hours

Thirteen hours of unrelenting Mongolian steppe landscape unfolds, a rolling valley of bronze grass broken by random little villages of ...

Metty’s Upcoming Book

Invisible History: Growing Up Colored in Cape Charles Virginia, A Memoir by Tom Godwin as Told To Metty Vargas Pellicer ...

Musings During Quarantine

Musings During Quarantine by Metty Pellicer July 10, 2020 I love to travel and have been on all seven continents from ...

Been Heres and Come Heres

Who Are The Bumiputras Of The Eastern Shore? The “Been Heres” and “Come Heres” by Metty Pellicer Having just returned ...

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