Hi – I’m Kate – shoestring traveler to Indonesia, Nepal, India, Tibet, Malaysia, Thailand, Spain, Russia, Siberia, and more – well-trained and loyal servant to 5 whippets and 2 Dalmatians – blogger about all things travel and dogs. Join me to explore the amazing adventure that can give you location independence.

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  1. What a moving story Kate. I love that you wrote something so positive. FEMA could take some lessons from the Indonesian government in disaster response.

    1. Kate says:

      Thanks, Julia. Yes, I didn’t want to come right out and say that we (USA) could take some lessons, but I think the message was there. An Indonesian friend of mine followed volunteered during the eruption and followed up with evacuees for a few years. I was actually shocked because I don’t normally think of Indonesia is being well organized, but they were when it counted. Thanks again.

  2. very interesting story thanks for sharing

    1. Kate says:

      Thanks, Meryl. I didn’t include much of my own story, but maybe I’ll do that in another post later on.

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