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a traveler contemplates a major life decision during a flight back home. Read More

Tags: travel

a short story about a man going huge lengths to escape his ugly world and also maybe finding his lover Read More

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Jazz, a young child, goes through many horrifying experiences. Will her parents finally think it's enough? Or will they stay in El Salvador with all the danger and risk? (Based on a True story) Read More

Tags: adventure, travel

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Time took me on a journey to reflect. Read More
David has a high school reunion coming up. Would you go? Three years after his wife passes, he has an opportunity to go to his high school reunion. This story tells his little adventure before, during and after his Reunion. Read More

Tags: romance, travel

Book / Memoir

June 23, 2018

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His father's age and uncertain health mean that this could be Matthew's last chance to take a road trip to Yellowstone with the Old Man — spend quality time together — and maybe have a chance to discuss Dad's intentions as far as leaving his wealth to his six… Read More

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Tags: travel, time

a poem about how our daily obsession with social media can blind us in the world we live in Read More
A poem about how a girl finds love, stay tuned it will continue...with Love or ... Read More

Tags: love, romance, travel

Milo and Odie are traveling to London to see the great, bloated corpse of a city. Flying high, they see the sights, unintentionally wreaking havoc everywhere they go. Stereotypes abound, it may not make you laugh, but it will make you wonder if we were on drugs. … Read More
A semi-auto biographical account of an experience that happened to me as a young man. I lived in Saudi Arabia and had many experiences there. This was one of them. I have fictionalized many of the aspects of this story to protect identities. It explores Arab and Muslim culture… Read More
The Introduction to the News Site under construction at SP CIE website. Features local and regional news, journalism, and travel writing, with essays, articles, interviews, politics, and highlights of the Sacramento Delta, in blurbs and longer posts. Features news on Housing issue. Read More

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One year after South Sudan became independent, I moved, by myself, to work on the compound of a children's home in Nimule, South Sudan. It was the hardest thing I had ever done, turning, upside down, how I thought of need in Africa. Read More
Travelling is a leisure activity that can bring happiness to any individual. But it could turn into a disaster if the chance to travel is just a part of a scam. Read More
Travelling enriches the soul, that's what I believe. I love to travel to different places and one of my favourite places to travel is India especially the Himalayas. Mountains do teach you a lot. Read More

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Excruciating pain! A bloody splinter of bone protrudes from the pale clammy skin of Adam’s throbbing ankle. He bites down hard on his jacket sleeve to keep from screaming. Both his and Sarah's lives depend on his silence. From his hiding place under the cabin deck, Adam sees the… Read More
This story is more about perception than spirituality, but that wasn't an option so I chose the other. However, I wonder how you would view the subject? Read More
I wrote this after I moved to CA from NJ, after graduating high school. It was inspirers from the love of my dad on the ride from my house to the airport. It was just him and I in the car. It was a long 30 minutes for the… Read More

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Mr Decker wants to get away and have his problems solved. Read More
this is a great opportunity for people to go to ski in france, and particularly in val d'isère. i will prove it right now! Read More

Tags: travel, france, ski

Short Story / Other

February 08, 2018

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The strain of money knows no bounds. Everyone has their figures, they all seem to get by. Can we do this can we do that. Is there an actual cost to an experience or is an experience costless? Read More
Intolerance and Discrimination in India - a humorous take Read More

Poem / Romance

January 30, 2018

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Loneliness in travel. Read More
If you only had a limited time on earth, what would you do? Our protagonist lives in Could #9 and wishes to travel to Earth. He enters a poker tournament to win enough money to travel to earth. And of course he has a bucket list. Read More

Essay / Travel

January 28, 2018

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I have jotted down my personal experience after completing the trip to Nainital. Read More

Article / Travel

January 16, 2018

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This article is all about Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state of India. Read More

Tags: travel

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