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Acclimating in Amsterdam

By Michael Kurtz | Comments Off April 6th, 2008

For most travelers visiting countries drastically different from their own, culture shock upon arrival in their unfamiliar destination is not an uncommon. For us, culture shock has become the norm, however our latest transition, Nairobi to Amsterdam on a red-eye flight, was perhaps our most drastic yet. Today marks Alicia’s last day on this leg of the jaunt as well. Take a walk around Amsterdam in today’s photos.

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Thushan Amarasiriwardena

, former Senior Multimedia Producer at The Boston Globe, has always loved telling a great story. Combining his eye for visual story telling and his technical background in computer science at North Carolina State University, Thushan has reported on business, sports and travel for The Globe. You can find his site here.

Michael Kurtz

, graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His thesis research focused on the intersection of race and music in Northeastern Brazil. He worked previously as A&R and Production Coordinator for Putumayo World Music, an international music record label based in New York City. You can find his site here.

Brian Rogers

graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and has traveled extensively in Latin America.

Alicia Conway

is LongJaunt's home base chief and a Technical Producer for The Boston Globe. She joined and contributed with the team out in England, Kenya, Tanzania, The Netherlands and Thailand.