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Create a personal identity document in 5 minutes.


How to Create a personal Identity document in 5 minutes in a foreign country.

Interesting thing happened to me while standing behind a North American at the bus station a couple days ago. Normally in Peru, South America you need some sort of identification number to buy a bus ticket and the process usually works by allowing the bus station employee to inspect your Passport or DNI (Peruvian Id.)

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Teaching English in an option, but why work for the man.

teachingMaking money on the road is not easy and many travelers resort to teaching English in private or public schools. Why not setup your own language school when traveling? If you rent an apartment and plan on staying for 3 to 6 months, then you can setup a professional private language course in no time. Purchase a cheap cell phone, advertise on-line and hang fliers in your location. Many people want to learn English throughout the world, but can’t afford expensive schools.

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James Holman was a blind world traveler.

brailleEveryone has fears to overcome in life. Now imagine traveling the globe blind. Stop and think about that for a moment. Blind. James Holman was also a writer that wrote a book titled “a voyage round the world,” which you can download free at Project Gutenberg.

Jame Holman was British and while serving in the Royal Navy he became inflicted with an illness that caused intense pain in his joints and eventually rendering him totally blind at the age of 25.

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Central America or South America for USA retirees.?

retireWhich region is best for USA retirees is pretty easy to decide. Flying to South America is more than double the price of Central America! So if you want to visit friends and family often in the USA, then think hard about flight costs. I hear many expatriates complain they can no longer visit family in the USA, because they can’t afford a plane ticket anymore from South America. Air travel is a huge factor in a retirement budget. Plus think about emergency flights back to the USA.

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Cast iron skillet works better than a non-stick Teflon.

Plus the cast iron skillet does not release harmful chemicals.

(This excerpt taken from Wikipedia)

“Scientific studies show that Teflon is stable and nontoxic, it begins to deteriorate after the temperature of cookware reaches about 260 °C (500 °F), and decomposes above 350 °C (662 °F). These degradation by-products can be lethal to birds, and can cause flu-like symptoms in humans.”

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Peace Pilgrim

peace pilgrim

From 1953 to 1981 a lady walked 25,000 miles for peace. She vowed to remain a wanderer until mankind learned the way of peace. She walked until shelter and food was given. Never asking or begging.

You can download a copy of her book free on her website. The english pdf download is on the bottom of this page.

She passed away in 1981.