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Monday, August 31, 2009

The unbelievable town of Kotor



Kotor, 30 minutes inland from Budva, is a walled city at the end of a fjord, leaving the city surrounded on 3 sides by steep mountains.

High above the city is a fortress used to defend the city (and where the residents fled when bad guys came to town.) I climbed up to the fortress (on a trail), and snapped this photo along the way.

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With my new friends on the Great Wall of China

With my new friends on the Great Wall of China
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World sun clock

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Uncommon Man's Creed

"I do not choose to be a common man. It is my right to be uncommon -- if I can. I seek opportunity -- not security. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the state look after me. I wish to take the calculated risk; to dream and to build, to fail and to succeed. I refuse to barter incentive for a dole, I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence; the thrill of fulfillment to the stale calm of utopia. I will not trade freedom for beneficence, nor my dignity for a handout. I will never cower before any master, nor bend to any threat. It is my heritage to stand erect, proud, and unafraid, to think and act for myself, to enjoy the benefit of my creations, and to face the world boldly and say, "this I have done." All this is what it means to be an American." -- Anonymous