akmonki

active 3 months ago • from Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Aleta never manages to find herself bored in this wide world as long as she keeps moving forward.

Expert In

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

PCV's life in a small district a few hours outside of UB. (specialty: finding tofu in a meat-loving, vodka drinking town)

Makassar, Indonesia

Ex-pat life as an TEFL Teacher / Hash House Harrier / Beach Bum / Vagabond

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  • juliane posted an update 2 years ago

    @akmonki Hey! Love your galleries — can’t believe I’m just seeing them now. Thanks for sharing (:

  • Eka Wahyuni Febrina posted an update 2 years, 4 months ago

    @akmonki hi! I see here you are in Makassar now! I will be back home to Makassar next month and will be heading to Toraja for funeral ceremony :D

  • Mauricio Henriquez Paiva posted an update: 3 years, 4 months ago

    @akmonki jajaja yeah am chilean…Santiago de Chile….you’ve traveled to many places, i want to do thats…soon i go to the north of chile and take photos and upload here…

    :)

  • Mauricio Henriquez Paiva posted an update: 3 years, 4 months ago

    @akmonki nice photos…all…your trip through Peru and Bolivia, i suppose you speak some spanish…well talk later…

  • Nomadic Samuel posted an update: 3 years, 7 months ago

    @akmonki I´m thoroughly enjoying your photos & blog. Keep posting and sharing for us all :)

  • Hal Amen posted an update: 4 years, 3 months ago

    @akmonki Your voice has been featured on Matador Trips! Check it out: http://matadortrips.com/ski-resort-opens-in-mongolia-community-voice/

  • Marie Szamborski posted an update: 4 years, 7 months ago

    @akmonki I love your blog. I’ve always wanted to go to Mongolia so your notes are giving me a great insight. Keep up the good work:-)

  • Eileen Smith posted an update: 4 years, 8 months ago

    @akmonki wow, glad to see you here on Matador. Your energy is amazing, and hopefully contagious. Am looking forward to hearing more about your adventures!

  • Allan Phelps posted an update: 5 years, 10 months ago

    @akmonki Wow,congratulations on being selected as the “featured flippin’ traveler”. Your photos and blogs perfectly document your adventures, and it is a joy to live them through your eyes.

    Sorry about the loss of your bike. Hard believe that someone could be so low as to steal your ride. Please don’t let this setback diminish your…[Read more]

  • Colleen Catania posted an update: 5 years, 10 months ago

    @akmonki Great blog post! Most of the stuff you said was scary and true. Land of the Free does not feel so free when everyone is trapped in the
    American Dream. I hope that things will change in this country when people start questioning their values. What a wonderful place it would be if we could all do what inspires us and others not the nine…[Read more]

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Basic Information

Age:27
Originally From:Anchorage, United States
Currently Living In:Edinburgh, United Kingdom
About Me:

Home-grown Alaskan; with a mother hailing from Malaysia and an American/Scottish father. I used to be a hard-core cross-country skier/student back in my days of formal Uni education. In the past years I have volunteered as Peace Corps Youth
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Home-grown Alaskan; with a mother hailing from Malaysia and an American/Scottish father. I used to be a hard-core cross-country skier/student back in my days of formal Uni education. In the past years I have volunteered as Peace Corps Youth Development worker in Mongolia, taught English in Indonesia, and volunteered with a goodness foundation in Sri Lanka. Always planning my next adventure!

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Gender:Female
If you must know, I'm:It’s none of your business ;)