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Diane Wehrung
Interests: I am passionate about traveling, writing, and photography. So, putting all of them together into a blog just makes sense. I have traveled through 14 countries and counting. Hopefully, what I have learned and seen will educate, inspire, and entertain everyone who comes across my page.
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Day two in London only allowed me to be a tourist half the day because of my afternoon flight back to Seattle. The morning starts off with a free breakfast in the mission hotel. The hotel was very quaint; every room had elegant detailed wall paper - reminiscent of patterns... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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I'm one of those people who need to make sure I have a window seat - that's just how I roll. I need to see the world. The whole ride to London, and not to mention to the States, I had the advantage of sitting by the window. Flying out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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During the last days of the trip, I got make many trips out to explore the countryside and the city. I got to go shopping in a marketplace in downtown Kampala. This marketplace had little wooden covered booths set up in a semi-circle. Everything there was hand-crafted and super cheap.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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I must say the people of Uganda shine with kindness and openness. Everyone we met welcomed our small group into their homes, invited us for dinner, wanted to share their life stories with me, and were overall very friendly. One evening, we went to dinner at this older lady's home.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
One morning I found a station on a walkman. The DJ discussed the differences in the English accents. For each accent, someone would mimic each culture. For the Australian, they would say "good day mate." The British tended toward the proper speech. Then they portrayed the American English as: yo... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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One major difference between the United States and Uganda was the cuisine. In the United States, we can chose from a vast array of choices: Mexican, American, Chinese, Italian, Thai, etc. You may not realize how lucky you are until you are given very few choices. Every night at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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Nov 8, 2011
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My first ride into Kampala, Uganda surprised me; I did not quite expect to see all that I did. The closest environment of poverty that I surrounded myself with was in Mexico; in Mexico, they had basic necessities. When I mean necessities, I am talking about: clothes, food, etc. Even... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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As I wake up about a half hour before we land, I start to see the sun's glow peaking around the horizon about a quarter to six in the morning. While on final approach, the plane lowers above a large mass of water - I assumed it was a lake... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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On a rainy October day, I set forth to two counties that I had never set foot on: England and Uganda. I must admit, before I made plans to go to these countries, I never knew exactly where they were located. Geography had never been a strong point for me;... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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I never thought that I would end up traveling to Africa, but the trip fell neatly into place. How many people can say that they flew halfway around the world to a country so absolutely foreign to them. That's just what I did the same year I took my first... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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So, here's how a mission trip by bus works: -leave Friday evening, drive though the night -arrive in Bakersfield, CA on a Sat night and stay at a motel -leave at 6-7am on Sunday morning and drive until we reach Mexico that evening Once you arrive in Mexico, it's a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
Traveling to Mexico created a new monumental stamping of my life. I turned eighteen that year, I just graduated high school, and it was my first journey across the border without my parents. I found my legal freedom and the world laid at my feet. I know what you must... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
I will start by saying that before I was traveling across the oceans, I saw much of the pacific west as a child. Washington, Oregon, California, and Idaho contain some beautiful landscapes; however, Washington is the most beautiful of them all by far. Here in Washington, we have countless lakes,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
Hello everyone, so here starts the historic first blog of many to come. Let me start by bringing a bit of my history to the forefront. I have always lived in Washington state and have explored much of its ground. Growing up, I have had many the road-trip to many... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2011 at My Travel Addicted Life
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Oct 21, 2011