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    Question - "What does having a dream mean to you?"
    Answer - "A dream is a goal glimmering in the distance; it is an inner calling which, when accomplished,
    serves as the rite of passage into wisdom." Erden Eruç - Sep 17, 2004
     

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    How much can a koala bear?    October 11, 2007 - Day 94
    You were probably wondering why my mileage was low lately, almost stopping at times and hardly moving in between. By staying close to the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) along 11N, I was subje

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    Day of the shark...    October 8, 2007 - Day 91
    Catching that small variety of shark was a surprise. A dorado, a tuna was fine, but a shark? I wasn't expecting that. When I pulled the shark alongside, it appeared listless, not putting up a f

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    First Human Powered Circumnavigation is completed!    October 6, 2007 - Day 89
    Today around 12:30pm by local time, Saturday October the 6th, 2007, the Englishman Jason Lewis completed his life journey of

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    Caught a shark...    October 4, 2007 - Day 87
    Now I have confirmed that I can eat a shark if I have to, but I will favor the dorados when I can, which are more plentiful. Certain species of shark are endangered and I do not know which those are.

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    Remora encounter...    October 3, 2007 - Day 86
    The lure with its new double hook did not get any bites from the dorados despite all of my tries. I would stand high across the footwell, leaning against the bulkhead of the cabin, gazing from above

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    These dorados can fight!    October 2, 2007 - Day 85
    The same lure that I had used to catch my only dorado so far on this trip, got two more bites. The first one to bite fought the hook as I was pulling on the line and freed itself before it was anywhe

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    Life is short, commit now...    October 1, 2007 - Day 84
    Since September 3rd, Steve Fossett has not returned after a casual flight in a small plane in Nevada. Someone with a passion for records and improbable feats, I am sure that Steve would have wanted t

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    Eulogy to Göran    September 30, 2007 - Day 83
    (This was the second half of my eulogy which I read during the memorial service held for Göran at The Mountaineers in November 2002. Its first half mirrorred yesterday's dispatch.
    Erden.)

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