The Reason People Do Not Trust The Police: Abduction and Human Trafficking

I agree with the post and the current comments. However, with the current political climate, media coverage and many of the population acting like sheep and lemmings, I can not see how any of this will improve.

In fact, I can only see it getting worse, so GOD help us all, for if we all are not careful there will be no way back from the cliff of doom and despair.

Adora Myers

Having lived and worked in both the Fargo/Moorehead area and Duluth, MN, this story does not surprise me. Sadly, it is far from the first time I’ve run across an article like this. Also, this is neither the first nor the last woman to experience this problem, yet police continue to refuse to take it seriously: Crimes against Native American women raise questions about police response, The Guardian, by Zoe Sullivan (01/19/2016)

North Dakota nightmare: Lake Vermilion woman abducted, taken to Bakken oil patch, The TimberJay, by Marshall Helmberger and Jodi Summit (06/03/2015)

A woman was traveling through North Dakota when she found herself stranded. While contacting family on her cell phone she was abducted:

The man had snuck up behind her while she was messaging friends and family members on her progress and was focused on her laptop computer. It was the last message her…

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The Inconvenient Truth | Live simply, travel lightly, love passionately & don’t forget to breathe

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Tibet – A land of tradition and peace, lost to China.

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Up until the mid-20th century, little was known about Tibet and its way of life. Shrouded in mystery and tradition, and completely cut off from the outside world both physically and politically, it was extremely hard for any outsiders to gain entry into Tibet and report to the outside world. Tibetan society kept to itself, virtually self-sufficient and politically neutral, their way of life relatively unchanged for centuries.

In the 19th century only a handful of Europeans, mostly missionaries, managed to cross the border into Tibet, however no-one managed to reach the forbidden capital of Lhasa. It was not until 1924 that the first European entered Lhasa, a french lady named Alexandra David-Neel, disguised as a beggar. The fist accounts of the Tibetan way of life come a little later from Giuseppe Tucci, who spent 20 years from 1927 roaming the country and producing books on Tibetan religion and culture…

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A recent Holiday in Brugge, Belgium

A few weeks ago my wife and myself took a 4 day break to Brugge in Belgium and to explain and comment on our very enjoyable 4 day holiday I have prepared the following article Our Holiday in Brugge.

This was a very welcome break for us and I hope it is the start of many more.