Oh dear!

Going to Nara, I knew it’s famous for sacred deers living around one of the temples. But I had no idea there would be this many of them! There are literally thousands, roaming free around the city, crossing streets, and stealing cookies from careless tourists. They’re also completely unafraid of people, even the little ones. […]

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Let’s dance

I’m staying with my parents right now. I don’t get to see them too often. In fact, I’m more often abroad than here. I know this because my dad collects coffee mugs and I bring him one from every country I go to. More often than not, I bring him two or three such mugs […]

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Thank you Africa!

South Africa has way exceeded my expectations–again. I’ve been here before, and yet I wasn’t prepare for all this beauty and variety of surprising delights. Wherever we went to, the views were simply breathtaking. From mountains to ocean to lagoons to unique species that don’t exist anywhere else in the world, we spent two weeks […]

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The magnificent elephant

There’s something intimidating about meeting an elephant. It’s not just about her size, even though she could easily crush you under her feet if she wanted to. It’s mostly because of their confidence. They look so calm, patient, and self-contained, that approaching these magnificent animals you can’t help but show some reverence and respect. Tonight […]

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The Greatest Kudu

Greater Kudu are the biggest antelopes in South Africa. They’re also incredibly beautiful and have something very wise about their eyes. We’re heading to national parks tomorrow, and I’m really looking forward to seeing them in their natural habitat. There’s no guarantee for this of course, but that’s not going to stop us from trying. […]

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Keep rollin

Remember my goat friend from a few days ago? Well here she is, rollin on the streets in full glory. Writing a book for kids has been my dream for quite a while now. If I continue with pictures like this, I should be able to illustrate it myself as well.

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