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Mar 6, 2005 - Back to Zagreb, then Italy again, and finally France

It stopped snowing yesterday early enough for us to make it to Zagreb in time to catch our train. We all drove together, again, and played the Name Game, again, for hours. It was cold out, but it got warmer and less snowy as we drove closer to Croatia. When we got there, Amer, Ivana, and Denise all waited for us to leave, and when the train came we said goodbye, and left to head back to Venice, where we were going to catch a night train to Nice, and then Marseille. The train ride was uneventful, until about 40 minutes out of Zagreb. At that...

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Mar 2, 2005 - Bosnia

We are in Tuzla now. The trip here was interesting. The woman who sold us the tickets yesterday had taken our Eurail passes, and we thought she was just checking if they were valid in Croatia (which they are not). When she gave them back to us with our tickets, we assumed that the tickets were for the entire trip. They were not. She had thought that we were going to use our passes for the Italy part, so she sold us tickets for only the segments of the trip through Slovakia and Croatia. So, when the conductor came around and checked our...

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Oct 2, 2004 - A Tale of Two Bases

What we bring with us, when we deploy overseas, and how we conduct ourselves while we are here, is just as important as the things we leave behind. What are the good and the bad that we sift through and present to the world as representative of our culture, our values and our way of life? I had an opportunity to ponder this question while on my recent trip to Tuzla. Tuzla is located in the eastern part of Bosnia (I'm sure by the time I return home, you will all have whipped out your atlases and be as familiar with Bosnia as I am from...

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