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Mausoleum
Hi Ian: Thanks. It's a mausoleum - and a house of prayer. The name is "Imamzadeh-e Ali Ebn-e Hamze" - in the city of Shiraz.

In Chaff » Iranian Hospitality
October 08, 7:15am

Iranian Hospitality
I've been traveling in Iran for two weeks now and really enjoying it. The people here are always ready with a smile and a welcome when they see foreigners. I shot this photo recently. Nothing s...

In Chaff » Iranian Hospitality
October 08, 6:51am

Re: Special moment with my Son
Ohhhhhhhh... Nice, very nice! :)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Special moment with my Son
September 02, 10:45pm

Ah... Life...
Whichever turns we take on this Road of Life -- we'll gain some and lose some. We can never have it all, but we'll all have something. Moi, I am blissfully single. I will never know th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tips to convince wife to let me go solo and still be around when I come back...
September 02, 12:16pm

Re: Ssl certificate not valid
No warning whatsoever from my Chrome browser. I am suddenly feeling naked, exposed, vulnerable...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Ssl certificate not valid
September 01, 6:21pm

Re: Shaming a hiker? ( high flame danger)
@ Yuri: At this point, I suggest that you stick to your earlier thought: ""what if he had a medical condition and couldn't make it far off the trail". It's better for ...

In Chaff » Shaming a hiker? ( high flame danger)
August 31, 8:42pm

Re: chomp
He was sleeping outside his tent, correct? They say the attack was the work of a wolf with deformed jaw and likely not good at hunting -- so likely an "opportunistic" attack. No guar...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager wakes up to a wolf chomping his head during a camping trip
August 31, 8:38pm

Re: Re: Harvard proves gun control advocates wrong
Ken, you write like this is something new? :)

In Chaff » Harvard proves gun control advocates wrong
August 28, 5:55pm

Re: Harvard proves gun control advocates wrong
I don't pretend to know the real causes of violence in our society... but the presence or absence of guns is the wrong place to look. 1. For those who say violent crime rates are high becau...

In Chaff » Harvard proves gun control advocates wrong
August 28, 5:12pm

Test
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In User Test Forum » Test
August 21, 7:46pm

All Reader Reviews by Ben 2 World

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Big Sky Ultra C Aluminum Tent Stakes
I've been using titanium shepherd hook stakes for years now -- loving their ultralight weight but disappointed with their suboptimal ground penetration and holding power. These stakes can be bent...

In Miscellaneous Products
January 09, 8:02pm

Titanium Goat Adjustable CF Trekking Poles
I received my pair and went on a moderate 2-hour hike today (approx. 2,000 ft. elevation gain over 2.7 miles -- then returning back down). I find the specs to be accurate, and the poles a beauty to...

In Trekking Poles
July 06, 11:33pm

MontBell Versalite 20
This is a no-thrills but well-constructed frameless day pack. You can see photo and specs here. You can also see BPL...

In Backpacks - Frameless
June 04, 7:18pm

Coleman F1 Ultralight
The first review touched on the F1's performance. This post will describe and critique the set up process. Prior to buying the F1, I have used the MSR PocketRocket (PR). With the PR, all you ...

In Stoves - Canister
January 28, 11:03am

Micropur MP 1 Chlorine Dioxide Water Purifier Tablet
Comparison to Potable Aqua above is incorrect. For bacteria and viruses, Micropur is just as effective and easy to use (15 minutes treatment time). It is only for protozoa (e.g. cryptosporidium) t...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
January 06, 9:28am