Category Archives: Travel

I’ve done that.

I’ve strolled along a beach in the Philippines.  I’ve taken a speedboat tour of the Islands of Thailand.  I’ve volunteered in a refugee camp in El Salvador.  I’ve preached about Jesus to the Yao and Chichewa people of Malawi.  I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Country

After five hours on the road, we finally pull up to the small farmhouse.  April’s mother is sitting on the porch, arms crossed and stone faced.  She’s not happy to see me.  This is going to be a weekend from … Continue reading

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Watch Out, John Wayne!

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a wild dusty town in Mexico where all the people are short, and you want to go into a saloon for a drink, and you see a bar and its got bright … Continue reading

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Korean Wedding

I step out of the taxi and light up a cigarette.  I’m in front of a Korean wedding hall.  Today, I get to see a real Korean wedding! Lots of people in suits and dresses are milling about outside.  I … Continue reading

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Follow me to Korea!

I still have the dream.  I’m lying in my new girlfriend’s arms.  And… oh, I can’t bear it… and she looks at me sweetly and says, “Chris, my love, come live with me in Korea.”  And its a terrible, horrible … Continue reading

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The Haunting

I had the unfortunate experience of being haunted by a real ghost! I was living in Antigua, Guatemala at the time, and didn’t know about any ghosts, until I went to visit a friend of mine, who is a shaman.  Shamans are … Continue reading

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Chris vs. The Bear

One time I almost got eaten by a bear! I drove up to Yellowstone to visit my friend Jim.  We climbed Mount Gran Teton (which means “Big Breast”, apparently someone thought thats what they looked like), a trek that took … Continue reading

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