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I would really like to visit these places. I think it's true that it is so different that maybe that is part of the reason people don't go, I don't know. I want to know all about it. For example, I got this huge picture book years ago that had temples and things in it, in and around Thailand, India, up into China, etc. Now, I'm a freak for stuff like that, I've been to a lot of Mayan ruins and want to go to Egypt and all that, been to Italy, I just love all that kind of stuff. But as much as I have read about it, I had never seen some of these beautiful temples except in that one book I have, it's like nobody who writes the books I had read had ever even known about some of these places. And I mean like hundreds, maybe thousands of sites spread all over Asia, just the most beautiful things, and even though I'm really into that kind of thing I'd never seen them in any other book, or anywhere else for that matter. And all these tiny little villages spread all over the place, thousands of little islands nobody ever goes to, food I've never eaten, I'd love to see and experience all that stuff.

Here's a great image if anyone is interested. - Earth lights

I vote we go see all that stuff.

I'm really psyched about some of these places. I think after you get through college, get a little older, it's easy to start thinking that you know what's going on in the world. You hear the news, read a few books, look around the web and that kind of thing, and words like "Indonesia" and "Cambodia" start to become sort of familiar, like you actually know something about them. Khmer Rouge, killing fields, Angkor Wat, Muslim, you know there's like these words that trigger in your brain and make you think you know something. But you know, after visiting a few places I now know that I have no idea about anything, I'm almost completely clueless when it comes to people and places around the world. I used to think I was paying attention and that I had some idea what was happening, but I don't. I mean you think you know like what Indonesia is and then you see these kind of pictures like the ones below and totally realize you need to get out more (credit: janesoceania.com). Thanks to tdw for inspiring me to read about "Irian Jaya". I want to go see some of these places. There's not just hundreds, or thousands, or even millions, but BILLIONS of people I know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING ABOUT. I want to go hang out with them.

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Wind...don't the kids in America have tree houses???

Why go all the way around the world, where they wipe their ass to see a tree house??

And the other photo?? go to CD's and Cardiacpauls lakes...they're flooded like that!!!

Want to meet intersting people?? Come on over....I'll show you some wackos!!!

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Wind...don't the kids in America have tree houses???

Why go all the way around the world, where they wipe their ass to see a tree house??

And the other photo?? go to CD's and Cardiacpauls lakes...they're flooded like that!!!

Want to meet intersting people?? Come on over....I'll show you some wackos!!!

Actually...meet CD...he's nuts::::

Why do you keep copying me?
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While it may be difficult to get permission to visit Irian Jaya, it's not so hard with Papua New Guinea (same Island). New Guinea also has a host of offshore isalnds , in particular the Louisiades, that are well worth a visit. Within striking distance is also the Solomons, again worth seeing. Both these places have reputations for violence and lawlessness but in fact that is only the case in PNG if you go to Port Moresby, and in the Solomons if you go to Honiara and/or Malaita.
My stepfather was posted to the Solomons during WWII and he particularly fell in love with one island of the group. I am determined to send the miserable old bastard a picture of me and my boat anchored off his island before he finally carks it.
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I couldnt live in a treehouse that high the way i like my Beer. I could just picture myself stumbling outside half drunk to take a leak off the porch and taking an extra step
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