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Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Sharing the Journey-Travel Writing with Style

Posted on 30. Aug, 2010 by in News and Events

Sharing the Journey Travel writing with style ________ Sponsored by Indonesian Heritage Society  www.heritagejkt.org Jakarta, Indonesia Monday November 22, and same workshop again Tuesday November 23.  08.30-17.00 ________ You’ve fought with crocodiles in the Philippines and meditated in a frigid cave in Ladakh.  You’ve nibbled grilled grasshoppers in Isaan and had a life-changing conversation with […]

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Putting the Bounce in the Ball

Posted on 30. Aug, 2010 by in Golf

Putting the Bounce in the Ball

Playing golf near the rainforest which revolutionized the game MANAUS, Brazil Normally when I play golf, I clutter my head with an excess of swing thoughts – turn, extend the arm, swing to two o’clock, and so on. But standing on the first tee of the Manaus Golf Club outside the Brazilian city of Manaus, […]

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Exploring Your Personal Odyssey

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by in News and Events

A creative writing workshop that helps people tell their personal stories ___ Monday October 11, 2010.  08.30-17.00 Sponsored by Neilson Hays Library  neilson.library@gmail.com Tel: +66 2 233 1731 Bangkok, Thailand ___ Do you want to write your personal story but have been procrastinating, or don’t quite know how to start? This workshop helps people understand what […]

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An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by in News and Events

An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles Lecture on Alfred Russel Wallace __ Friday July 16, 2010  18.00-19.00 National University Singapore Sponsored by National Parks Board-Singapore http://habitatnews.nus.edu.sg/index.php?entry=/talks/20100716-wallacetalk.txt ___ Charles Darwin has been lionized as one of the giants of western thought for his theory of evolution. But what about Alfred Russel Wallace, a contemporary of Darwin’s who […]

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Summary of lectures/presentations

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by in LECTURES

Paul has prepared three core lecture themes. An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles Travels in Search of Eco-Dharma Things That Go Bump in the Night His presentations are highly-visual, full of intriguing story-telling and curious insights.  “Paul’s lecture taught me about things I had never even considered, and got me to re-think some of my old […]

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Orangutans

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by in Photos

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Articles

Posted on 12. Jul, 2010 by in Articles

Some notes on these articles This section includes just a few of the more than 600 by-lined articles I’ve had published in the International Herald Tribune, Wall Street Journal, CNN Traveller, GQ, Geographical, Reader’s Digest, Travel and Leisure, Travel and Leisure Golf, DestinAsian, International Wildlife, Earth Times, BBC Wildlife, and many other publications. Some of these […]

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An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles

Posted on 02. Jul, 2010 by in LECTURES

An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles

An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles Alfred Russel Wallace and the Theory of Natural Selection The 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species was celebrated in 2009.  It was a landmark book which dramatically changed how we think about ourselves and the world in which we live. Charles Darwin has been lionized as one of […]

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Last Great Elephant Hunter Achieves Indochine Glory

Posted on 30. Jun, 2010 by in Curious Travel

He’s notched up 298 pachyderms, and a lucrative product endorsement contract BUON MA THUOT, Vietnam. Stardom can be defined in many ways. For Ama Kong it is a number, 298, the sum of wild elephants he has captured. Now 90, with failing eyesight but still with a healthy head of hair, Ama Kong is the […]

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Curious Encounters of the Human Kind – Myanmar (Burma)

Posted on 07. Oct, 2015 by in Books, Curious Encounters of the Human Kind

Curious Encounters of the Human Kind – Myanmar (Burma)

Curious Encounters of the Human Kind – Myanmar (Burma) True Asian Tales of Folly, Greed, Ambition and Dreams Buy the book: Amazon US Amazon UK Explorer’s Eye Press. Geneva. 2015. ISBN: 978-2-94-573-02-8      Kindle ISBN: 978-2-94-573-01-1       Print on demand ISBN: 978-2-94-573-00-4      Ingram Description This is the first book in a five-book series […]

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Photo

Posted on 28. Jun, 2010 by in Photos

Paul’s Favorites Sultan and the Mermaid Queen Bhutan Burma Hanuman’s Mountain Orangutans Civet Coffee Biodiversity Pondicherry Amulet Island Birds’ Nests Mongolia Nias    

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Induced Labor? That’s Real Golf Commitment

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by in Articles, Golf

Golf nuts push the envelope “Honey, great news about the pregnancy, but would you mind inducing labor so I can play in a tournament?” Really, how many men would have the courage to say that to their wives? Well, Ivan Morris of Limerick City, Ireland did just that so he could play in the Interprovincial […]

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The Keys to Golfing Success? Try a Red Shirt and the Right Locker, and Listen to Your Mother

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by in Articles, Golf

The Keys to Golfing Success? Try a Red Shirt and the Right Locker, and Listen to Your Mother

THE KEYS TO GOLFING SUCCESS? TRY A RED SHIRT AND THE RIGHT LOCKER And it never hurts to listen to your mother LANAI, Hawaii I was pedaling up a hill on a rented mountain bike, sweat evaporating under the fiery sun, glorying in the lunar-like scenery and cursing myself for not bringing enough water.  I […]

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Golf: An Antidote to War and Hardship

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by in Articles, Golf

Could golf in Iran help people love one another? TEHRAN, Iran And all along I had thought golf was a cause of anxiety. “No, just the opposite.  Golf relieves stress,” Eisa Eshagi, president of the Iranian Golf Federation, said.  “And that’s what we need, since we’re a nation that has suffered wars and hardships.” Few […]

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Fire and Fury Might Have to Wait for the Next Lifetime

Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by in Articles, Golf

The Indian Army controls the world’s highest golf course, bringing a surprising set of challenges LEH, Ladakh, India I thought it might be the altitude that would get to me, but it turned out to be military bureaucracy. Since my first visit in 1979 I had wanted to play golf in Ladakh, an isolated corner […]

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