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"OKP Travelers: where's the furthest "off the grid" you've been?"


  

          

Unfortunately, I haven't had the opportunity (or made it a priority) to travel much, but one of these days I'd like to take a trip where you're really OUT there, basically alone with yourself, your companions and nature.

I'd love to hear some world travelers tales of really being away from civilization. Did you come upon any great epiphanies? Were there native peoples that you interacted with? Did you come in contact with any crazy flora or fauna? Any crazy stories of just getting to your location?

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http://wikitravel.org/en/Morro_de_S%C3%A3o_Paulo
Mar 03rd 2015
1
two things:
Mar 03rd 2015
3
      probably the greatest night of partying in my life. It ended with me
Mar 06th 2015
47
out in the middle of the Sahara Desert
Mar 03rd 2015
2
that is dope.
Mar 03rd 2015
4
      Depending on the country it's pretty common...
Mar 04th 2015
17
buddy, galapagos
Mar 03rd 2015
5
nice! i cant wait to dive there.
Mar 04th 2015
15
      Not sure if they let people go there, or am I wrong?
Mar 04th 2015
34
           they do, but you cant sleep on the island we slept on the boat
Mar 04th 2015
36
ok imma put yall up on game on the best worst kept secret
Mar 03rd 2015
6
that being said, i was definitely in the cuts in DR
Mar 04th 2015
7
these pictures are amazing. i want to do this!!
Mar 04th 2015
8
that place looks so ill, and sounds even better.
Mar 04th 2015
9
RE: ok imma put yall up on game on the best worst kept secret
Mar 04th 2015
10
The Illanos, Colombia (Gaviotas)
Mar 04th 2015
11
I am greatly impressed n/m.
Mar 04th 2015
21
Went off in the cuts in South Africa a lil but
Mar 04th 2015
12
mountain hike in Ethiopia
Mar 04th 2015
13
In the middle of a 15 hour train through the Burmese mountains
Mar 04th 2015
14
I visited in 1998
Mar 04th 2015
27
      word! and i definitely want to check that town.
Mar 04th 2015
32
           nah, we were there for a little over three weeks
Mar 06th 2015
49
Tougaloo Mississippi
Mar 04th 2015
16
countryside of the czech repub
Mar 04th 2015
18
i love south Bohemia.
Mar 05th 2015
40
Camping in the West Virginia Appalacians
Mar 04th 2015
19
Some relatively remote villages in Ghana.
Mar 04th 2015
20
Womens cant have palm wine
Mar 04th 2015
24
and i know why!
Mar 04th 2015
25
      We got it in the womens hut
Mar 05th 2015
42
not the same place but i see some of these...
Mar 04th 2015
33
Less than 30 miles from where I grew up.
Mar 04th 2015
22
Darou Mousty Senegal
Mar 04th 2015
23
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (link)
Mar 04th 2015
26
9th Ward in New Orleans
Mar 04th 2015
28
^^^ ain't lyin
Mar 04th 2015
31
I did a three day trek in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia (1998)
Mar 04th 2015
29
leeches? damn i'd be trying to shit hella fast. lol.
Mar 04th 2015
30
ayahuasca retreat in peru
Mar 04th 2015
35
Can you describe this? I am interested in doing this
Mar 05th 2015
44
the middle of the Namib Nakluft desert in Namibia...
Mar 04th 2015
37
I have been pretty far out in the cut of Parque Tayrona
Mar 04th 2015
38
crazy beautiful. i was there last summer
Mar 06th 2015
46
      yeah, it's huge too. one guy i know spent like six weeks exploring it
Mar 06th 2015
51
           yeah i was in bogota! saw brazil deliver the grimy L haha
Mar 06th 2015
55
                LO DE YEPES SI ERA GOL!!!! How many times did I hear that shit?
Mar 06th 2015
56
Went to this beach in Qatar that was some distance from....
Mar 04th 2015
39
Nuku'Alofa, Tonga
Mar 05th 2015
41
I keep it grid-adjacent
Mar 05th 2015
43
never really been off the grid... big corn island, Nicaragua
Mar 05th 2015
45
Newburgh, NY
Mar 06th 2015
48
yo Newburgh for real for real frightened me
Mar 06th 2015
50
my sister is from there
Mar 06th 2015
53
I go there frequently for the Hudson river cruises
Mar 06th 2015
54
http://static.panoramio.com/photos/large/34916945.jpg
Mar 06th 2015
52

Buddy_Gilapagos
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1. "http://wikitravel.org/en/Morro_de_S%C3%A3o_Paulo"
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"Everyone has a plan until you punch them in the face. Then they don't have a plan anymore." (c) Mike Tyson

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3. "two things:"
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1. i didn't know there was a wiki travel, so thanks

2. that place sounds pretty awesome

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47. "probably the greatest night of partying in my life. It ended with me"
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standing on a table in the middle of this club surruondded by people cheering me on as I air guitaring 'Seven Nation Army'.

I think I got a picture somewhere out there I'll throw up later if I find it.


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2. "out in the middle of the Sahara Desert"
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I was 17...my Pops was working in Morocco so as a graduation gift he got me a trip to go out there and visit him. We took a few road trips out in the desert but this one Saturday we went way da hell out...ended up in the middle of nowhere and there was this small body of water that 4 fishermen where hanging out by. We parked the car and walked down this big ass cliff/hill to where they were. They invited us in their tent for tea and gave us fish to take back with us...that was dope.

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4. "that is dope."
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i'm sure i've watched too much Bourdain, but i always think it's cool when locals welcome visitors like they did with you.

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17. "Depending on the country it's pretty common..."
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other cultures tend to be more welcoming to strangers/visitors

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5. "buddy, galapagos"
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back when it was semi reasonable.
i was just ballin cause i was working for a startup and didnt have like any responsibilities.
so i took my girl of 1 year to galapagos. it was pretty amazing.
about 15 other people in my group. but was still pretty intimate being the only people on a particular island.
ah the good old days.

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15. "nice! i cant wait to dive there. "
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34. "Not sure if they let people go there, or am I wrong?"
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~Experience is the currency of the soul.

  

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36. "they do, but you cant sleep on the island we slept on the boat"
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you have to have special permits and a licensed tourguide.
but yeah i got to snorkel with marine iguanas swimming next to me.
most pristine shit ever.

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6. "ok imma put yall up on game on the best worst kept secret"
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in the camping game

so theres this park right

anza borrego

largest park in california

second largest in the COUNTRY

and nobodys ever effing heard of it

its massive

just a huge regional area

desert

but like

very diverse desert with all sorts of cutties to explore and different type of dunes and wind caves and crazy little gorges and whatnot

but the coolest shit is that unlike many parks that have designated campsites with like a table or fire pit or whatever

in anza borrego

you just adventure off into whatever nook or cranny you can find, and set up shop, wherever, total free for all

you gotta pack everything in, water, everything

and then you're on your own

its like being on mars, seriously

they have this massive wildflower bloom, which is like their peak season

but otherwise you can be out there and just not encounter a single soul

i pulled naturally forming crystals straight out of the ground

never seen a bigger brighter night sky in my life

its otherworldly

like this:

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/26/Fontspoint02262006.JPG/284px-Fontspoint02262006.JPG

http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-large-5/anza-borrego-badlands-christian-heeb.jpg

http://www.sierralara.com/Adventures-in-Photography-2/2013-September-23-24-Anza/i-2kNw6R5/0/S/DSC_7810-S.jpg

http://sandiegowildernesstours.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/img_4891.jpg

http://www.abdnha.org/images/06_exploring/central/elephant_knees.jpg

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7. "that being said, i was definitely in the cuts in DR"
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maneuvering here and there across the dominican republic, some spots feeling very remote

other than that, ive been many places, but even my nature adventures were popular destinations for many other eco tourist types, never felt too off the grid

anza borrego tho for sure

or even eco camping in the thick of mendo or humboldt, like off the beaten path in the redwoods

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8. "these pictures are amazing. i want to do this!!"
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>like this:
>
>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/26/Fontspoint02262006.JPG/284px-Fontspoint02262006.JPG
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>http://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-large-5/anza-borrego-badlands-christian-heeb.jpg
>
>http://www.sierralara.com/Adventures-in-Photography-2/2013-September-23-24-Anza/i-2kNw6R5/0/S/DSC_7810-S.jpg
>
>http://sandiegowildernesstours.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/img_4891.jpg
>
>http://www.abdnha.org/images/06_exploring/central/elephant_knees.jpg

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9. "that place looks so ill, and sounds even better."
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gonna keep this in mind. its also just a couple states away which is a plus.

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10. "RE: ok imma put yall up on game on the best worst kept secret"
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I fucking love Anza Borego. Growing up, my parents to us there all there time. Hell, they still go there to this day. I think they're going soon, but they're afraid they're going to miss the flowers blooming.

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11. "The Illanos, Colombia (Gaviotas)"
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The Illanos used to be the Amazon rain forest until the Andes mountain range developed, and the Amazon river's course reversed from flowing to the pacific to flowing to the Gulf of Mexico/Carribean Sea.

Gaviotas is an intentional community in the middle of that area. A week after I got back to the States, the F.A.R.C. flew their last hostage through the same regional airport that I went through to get to Gaviotas (Villavicencio).

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21. "I am greatly impressed n/m."
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here for dis.

  

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12. "Went off in the cuts in South Africa a lil but"
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Visit a few townships and smaller villages. Had a blast.

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13. "mountain hike in Ethiopia"
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Drive an hour or two outside of a sleepy town
hike a few more hours till youre a few thousand feet up

turn the corner and here comes a goat or skinny cow lazily strolling by on a 8" wide ledge



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14. "In the middle of a 15 hour train through the Burmese mountains"
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This is 2013, a couple years after political activists said it's all good to come through the country. People still couldn't really get cell phones, and there were vendors with a single rotary phone on a simple table roadside in their large cities. In the cuts though it was so damn beautiful just semi-hanging out of the train with my medium format making snaps and watching the terrain and sights change at different altitudes over the hours.

Hopped off the train for a minute when I heard there were locals at a village stop playing sepak takraw, an ILL SE Asian foot vollyball game I'd been searching all around for to watch and shoot.

Here's the shot I made of them playing - https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151557368157887&l=0be388a323

Also Cuba and the mountains of the Philippines in an indigenous community. The beauty of being 20-25 meters underwater in Mexico chillin with sea life and underwater landscapes was/is always incredible.

Also on Zapatista lands in Chiapas last year for the 20th anniversary of their uprising, via permission of the Zapatistas.

  

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27. "I visited in 1998"
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it was definitely an interesting experience... in a lot of ways, much preferable to backpacking in Thailand or Indonesia was.

But yeah, we went on a 'trek' - basically hiking through tea fields way up high, staying in farmer's huts for a few days and... I got sick. Not sick to my stomach, but like some virus type of thing that gave me a high fever and chills and aches and pains and whatnot and lasted like a week. Need to find my journal since I can't remember exactly where that was... I think Pyin Oo Lwin.

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32. "word! and i definitely want to check that town. "
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i'm probably headed back there this summer to go to the crazy northeast ruins/community of mrauk u. did you make it there? and there are some huge buddist shines within caves in the country too.

  

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49. "nah, we were there for a little over three weeks"
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if memory serves we did
-a few days in Yangon
-overnight bus to Mandalay. That bus was hilarious. Few days in & around Mandalay, then up to Pyin Oo Lwin.
-stayed for a night or two in the big old English guest house, near as I can tell now it was Candacraig, before doing the trek
-back to Mandalay, ferry to Bagan, couple days there wandering the stupa fields
-then I think we flew to Lake Inle and spent a few days just chilling there, paddling around on the lake, check the jumping cats, floating markets, floating gardens
-can't remember how we got from Inle back to Yangon but you get the idea.

I took a lot of good pics on that trip. I should dig 'em up and start digitizing.

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16. "Tougaloo Mississippi"
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18. "countryside of the czech repub"
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train from prague to munich, plzen and surrounding. it was like
another world. very vast, very green, beautiful lakes, a gem.


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40. "i love south Bohemia."
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It's so very pretty.

  

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19. "Camping in the West Virginia Appalacians"
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Not very far out, but it's the best I have.

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20. "Some relatively remote villages in Ghana."
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The mountainous roads we drove on to get there almost gave me a heart attack. I had to close my eyes. lol. And those kids called me 'obruni' and I got wasted on palm wine. Great time.

fuck you.

  

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24. "Womens cant have palm wine"
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in public unless its a wedding or a funeral.


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25. "and i know why! "
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that shit was strong as fuck.

like drinking Cisco from a tree.

i had some and my mom didn't. and, of course, me being who am when they tried to warn me about how strong it'd be i was determined to have a double serving.

LOL

fuck you.

  

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42. "We got it in the womens hut"
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So I know what you mean. I sat and stared at the fire for like 2 hrs contemplating the universe

Now I only mess with it during spiritual ceremonies.
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33. "not the same place but i see some of these..."
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mountainous "roads" they drive on in Nepal, Pakistan, etc. and i'm like, "nah, B."

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22. "Less than 30 miles from where I grew up."
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South Louisiana has some of the most interesting, remote ass places that you can find in the US.

anywere around here ---> https://www.google.com/maps/@29.912622,-91.227686,203972m/data=!3m1!1e3


  

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23. "Darou Mousty Senegal"
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Two hours outside of Dakar. All the resources are devoted to building and sustaining the The Great Mosque. The mosque is beautiful but squat toliets, no electricity, trekking to the well each day....um yeah
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26. "San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (link)"
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Here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Pedro_de_Atacama

http://www.socialphy.com/posts/travel-leisure/8903/San-Pedro-de-Atacama_-Chile.html

http://2backpackers.com/2544/south-america/san-pedro-de-atacama-chile

granted, we stayed in a spa hotel spot (that was amazing and had wifi and cable) but during the day, we'd go outside of the gate and it was basically like...so off the grid. we had access to nothing, no one speaks English off the resort. most indigineous people i ever saw, the food was so good and so cheap. i felt like i was robbing people.

  

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28. "9th Ward in New Orleans"
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grassrootsphilosopher

  

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31. "^^^ ain't lyin"
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29. "I did a three day trek in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia (1998)"
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by 'trek' I mean traipsing around the jungle while a bunch of locals carried all the food and makeshift shelters; they also cooked, set up camp each night, etc.

So kinda cushy, really, but... If somebody had gotten killed, it would have been a while before we could have gotten word out.

As for how I liked it, well... mixed bag. I love hiking & camping & cooking out, so that aspect of it was cool. Didn't see much wildlife, though; one semi-wild orang, and a lot of elephant shit (but not elephants.) But some kind of thorny rattan grows everywhere and I kept getting the shit scratched out of me. And I got the shits. TMI but I have a very vivid memory of having the shits, squatting in the woods away from the campsite, and watching this bigass leech just fucking trucking its ass toward me across the vegetation I'd trampled. At one point I swear it rocked itself upward like a periscope, turned itself to focus on me and then just putting its head back down and keep coming.

So... yeah. I'm glad I did it, but between that experience and getting sick on the trek in Myanmar, I had enough of being completely out of touch.

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so I'm in a band now:
album ---> http://greenwoodburns.bandcamp.com/releases
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my own stuff -->http://soundcloud.com/lonesomedstringband

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30. "leeches? damn i'd be trying to shit hella fast. lol."
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STAND OUT HAND OUTS: http://basquiatwhenipaint.tumblr.com

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35. "ayahuasca retreat in peru"
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Navem nu, cuando sol
Tutu nu, vondo nos nu
Vita em, no continous non
Nos nu ekta nos sepe ta, amen

When the sun shades the ship
We sweat and life is not safe
To swim or to touch not
When we unite we hedge amen

  

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44. "Can you describe this? I am interested in doing this"
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we keep it moving,

  

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37. "the middle of the Namib Nakluft desert in Namibia..."
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it was scary as fuck and the moon was so bright it felt like the desert was being lit up by fluroscenet light bulbs


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I wanna go to where the martyrs went
the brown figures on the walls of my apart-a-ment...

  

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38. "I have been pretty far out in the cut of Parque Tayrona"
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and also some mountainous pueblos of Antioquia. No internet, no phone, just chill.

And you will know MY JACKET IS GOLD when I lay my vengeance upon thee.

  

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46. "crazy beautiful. i was there last summer"
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during the world cup, playing futbol with other campers, sleeping in that gazebo on the cliff point, and tripping off of the wildlife.

  

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51. "yeah, it's huge too. one guy i know spent like six weeks exploring it"
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i wasnt that adventurous but i've been in it a few times.

i like san andres too but more of a lazy island feel to it.

sounds like we were in colombia at the same time but i was in medellin for the world cup. bitter memories of defeat lol

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55. "yeah i was in bogota! saw brazil deliver the grimy L haha"
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56. "LO DE YEPES SI ERA GOL!!!! How many times did I hear that shit?"
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Shit was offside but damn that switch between that and the free kick was brutal!

Bogota is aight, I dunno, weather is always shitty and it's kind of cold. But there is EVERYTHING you could think of here if you look hard.

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39. "Went to this beach in Qatar that was some distance from...."
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...civilization. Been through the Indian reservation in Arizona. That mugg was middle of nowhere central. You could commit a murder out there and have a great chance of no one being the wiser about it. Down here in the South, I've been in some out of the way country areas and I'm not talking small towns either. Went out to the field when I was stationed in Germany where we were in the middle of a forest. That was when I learned that Germany not only had mosquitoes but their mosquitoes were just as huge as the ones in Florida and South Georgia.



Since 1976

  

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41. "Nuku'Alofa, Tonga"
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shout out to Pele!

  

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43. "I keep it grid-adjacent"
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45. "never really been off the grid... big corn island, Nicaragua"
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is the most middle of nowhere i've ever been... lovely place.

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48. "Newburgh, NY"
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mind u, I've been to remote villages in Ghana, Senegal, Guinea and India

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Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes, and at the end the Germans always win
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50. "yo Newburgh for real for real frightened me"
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here for dis.

  

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53. "my sister is from there"
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reminded me of east ny in the 70s

i had no idea
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54. "I go there frequently for the Hudson river cruises"
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Sometimes you have to look reality in the face and say 'No!'
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52. "http://static.panoramio.com/photos/large/34916945.jpg"
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http://static.panoramio.com/photos/large/34916945.jpg


campos de Jenesano, Colombia

the countryside/mountains above the town of Jenesano Colombia

thats where one side of my family is from
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