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A Taste of Cusco, Peru

By Salvador Mollys | January 21, 2008

Salvador Molly’s Owner, Rick Sadle, is traveling the world with his wife Halle and a historical preservation group. Enjoy his blogs and travel the world with him without leaving home! We woke up at four a.m. for our flight to Lima. The Boeing B757 Monarch jet is a far cry from our economy continental seats…

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The Food Scene in Bangkok, Thailand

By Salvador Mollys | January 21, 2008

Emily Trenholm updates us from Bangkok, Thailand. We have eaten some incredible food in our time in Bangkok and Cambodia. Much of the restaurants serve Thai food; many of the dishes are curries or stir fries, incorporating coconut milk, chilies, and fresh herbs. The Khmer cuisine of Cambodia uses some of the same ingredients but…

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The Food Scene in Bangkok Part 1 Emily Trenholm

By Salvador Mollys | January 21, 2008

Emily Trenholm updates us from Bangkok, Thailand.Bangkok seems to be a city where eating is the number-one occupation (followed closely by shopping). Every square inch of sidewalk in our neighborhood (and most others) is given over to food preparation and sale – from single stands selling pineapple or baked goods to entire block-long enterprises. These…

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Holidays in San Jose de Secce, Peru

By Salvador Mollys | January 7, 2008

Beth Williams and her research partner, Jessica Arendal, are currently working for the American non-profit Primary Cares in rural Peru. In Peru, Primary Cares is focused on finding sustainable ways to improve maternal health in the region of Ayacucho. Beth and Jessica are completing the initial community assessment of this region so that Primary Cares…

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Moosetard Mustards from Fairbanks, Alaska

By Salvador Mollys | December 18, 2007

Rick Sadle updates us from Fairbanks, Alaska. One of my favorite new condiments in my refrigerator are several flavored mustards from Fairbanks Alaska. When my family went to Alaska last summer, we met a charming young woman named Kasha who used to make mustard for her friends from an old family recipe. She flavored them…

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Su Se or Sweet Treats from Vietnam

By Salvador Mollys | December 11, 2007

Anne Parker updates us from Vietnam. These lovely little green banana wrapped packages are su se, they are a sweet treat made from bean paste and coconut. I buy them from a couple that live down a little ally, I get 10 of them for 7,000 dong or just under .50 cents!

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Dau Hu in Vietnam

By Salvador Mollys | December 11, 2007

Anne Parker updates us from Vietnam. I have been living in Hoi An, Vietnam for over a year now – wow time really does fly by! I had been living in Portland for over twenty years when my husband died and my life changed! I took a three month leave of absence and came to…

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Pineapple, Mangos, and Massage in in Prachuap, Thailand

By Salvador Mollys | November 20, 2007

Barbara and Hal update us from Prachuap, Thailand. A little overcast today, but still really nice. Yes, the baht was a different rate when we came over last, but if you check exchange rates the US dollar is sinking against just about any other currency.We had a long walk up the beach yesterday to the…

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