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In the News (Sat 21 Jul 18)

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Salak was found unconscious in an adjoining bedroom, her entire thigh shattered by the force of the buckshot.
Salak and her assailant were removed to Amsterdam in the Trevett and Stever ambulance, from Broadalbin, where the former succumbed to her wounds and the latter was given a good chance of recovery.
Salak was a client of the assistant district attorney's and had been in his office only last week to discuss the settlement of the estate left by her husband.
www.leaderherald.com /millennium/19301939/murder.html   (1448 words)

 Dangerous Landscapes
Salak knew it wouldn’t be a holiday, but says her reasons for going were obvious.
Salak is hauled off to a crumbling, urine-soaked building where, after hours of enduring pantomimed threats of rape and murder, she breaks away from her captors during a trip to the outhouse.
Salak herself won’t be pinned down, but acknowledges fiction is the focus of her creative writing studies — studies the utility of which, she adds, occasionally baffle her professional travel-writing pals.
atmizzou.missouri.edu /jan04/KiraSalak.htm   (3277 words)

 Welcome to Jamestown College - Jamestown, North Dakota
Salak is a 2002 graduate of Jamestown College with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Teaching.
During her Jimmie career Salak was a 4-year starter on the Jimmie Volleyball team which advanced to the NAIA Regional Final Four during her junior and senior seasons.
Salak was also a sprinter on the Jimmie Track & Field team and advanced to the NAIA National meet as a member of the 4 *100 relay.
www.jc.edu /athletics/acceleration/staff.php   (136 words)

 Pasir Salak was the place where modern Malaysia history started.
It is a reminder for the present and future generations of the sacrifice made by chiefs and warriors of Perak in defending their dignity, customs and religion.
The monument was sculptured in the form of a "sundang", a Malay sword widely used in the war between the Malays and the British in 1875 at Pasir Salak.
The Sundang is originated from the islands of Sulawesi Indonesia and brought to the Malay Peninsula in the 17th.Century.
www.pulau-pangkor.com /Pasir-Salak.html   (670 words)

 Kayaking to Timbuktu, Writer Sees Slave Trade, More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Summary Writer and adventurer Kira Salak endured storms, sickness, and uncertain hospitality as she kayaked nearly 600 miles (966 kilometers) along Mali's Niger River to explore the waterway that serves as the lifeblood of the West African nation.
Enduring storms, sickness, and unpredictable hospitality, Salak explored the waterway that serves as the lifeblood of the West African nation.
Salak's July 2002 trip was inspired by the journeys of Mungo Park, the 18th-century Scottish explorer who is credited with being the first Westerner to discover the Niger River.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2002/12/1206_021205_salakkayak.html   (1249 words)

 THE IRANIAN: leishmaniasis / Salak, Nazanin Mehrparvar
Salak was known and widespread in Iran in the 19th century.
Salak (CL) is caused by the Leishmania parasite.
It is transferred to humans from animals such as mice, dogs, foxes and jackals by a bite from the mosquito-like sand fly, mainly in the spring and summer months, at twilight and during the night.
www.iranian.com /Opinion/2002/June/Salak   (848 words)

 Salak and Gede   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salak is a stratovolcano with at least five eruptions between 1780 and 1938.
Salak may have erupted in 1699 but the eruption has not been confirmed.
All of Salak's eruptions have been at flank vents and most have been phreatic.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/southeast_asia/indonesia/salak_gede.html   (99 words)

 Bookreporter.com - FOUR CORNERS by Kira Salak
Nonetheless, Salak's destination, her ability to get herself out of what could be life-threatening jams, and her belief in herself and her instincts make FOUR CORNERS a fascinating and completely thrilling story of adventure.
FOUR CORNERS is not so much a great travel book as it is a thrilling adventure story of a young woman on the precipice of her adult life, testing her limits and finding none, questioning her intents and finding only a deep and abiding purpose.
Kira Salak isn't a great writer but she easily finds the right pitch with which to draw in the reader and maintain a compelling pace throughout the entire book.
aolsvc.bookreporter.aol.com /reviews/1582431655.asp   (373 words)

 National Geographic Emerging Explorers: Kira Salak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although her travel history has broken one gender stereotype after another, Salak still encounters resistance to the idea of a woman traveling alone through remote and dangerous regions.
Salak's first forays to exotic lands were made inside her mind.
By 20, Salak was backpacking through Africa and heading for a pivotal event that would dramatically change her attitude toward travel.
www.nationalgeographic.com /emerging/kiraSalak.html   (734 words)

 Amazon.com: Cruelest Journey : Six Hyndred Miles To Timbuktu: Books: Kira Salak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salak's trip is deeply personal, and she shares her fears, her triumphs, and her thoughts along the way with the reader, making it an accessible, involving journey for her audience.
Kira Salak is a young woman with a history of seeking impossible challenges.
The short section on Salak's efforts to free a pair of slaves, while interesting, does not seem to connect with the theme of the manuscript, that is her 600-mile journey on the Niger.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0792274571?v=glance   (2600 words)

 Salak Jit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salak Jit lives somewhere outside of Thailand with her father.
Salak Jit's grandfather could tell also and decided to get Salak Jit to marry another man that was in love with Salak Jit also.
Salak Jit refused but went along with the engagment because she wanted to please her grandfather.
www.geocities.com /lakornz/salakjit.html   (511 words)

 Amazon.com: Four Corners: Into the Heart of New Guinea-One Woman's Solo Journey: Books: Kira Salak,Kira Salek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salak has not only achieved her goal of crossing Papua New Guinea, but also her lifelong dream of authorship with this consistently interesting and well-written memoir.
But Salak had a desire to test herself, to push the limits and find out what she was capable of.
Several years later, Salak is bound for Papua New Guinea with a vague plan to "get from the south to the north of the country via the major rivers." Or, as she explains to a fellow traveler, "Actually, I have no idea what I'm going to be doing.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1582431655?v=glance   (1883 words)

 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Salak pondoh, known as snakeskin fruit because of its scaly appearance, has long been associated with Turi subdistrict in Sleman regency, about 20 kilometers north of Yogyakarta.
Turi is the main producer of salak pondoh in the country, producing more than 24,000 tons of the fruit worth about Rp 85 billion (about US$10 million) per year.
Compared to other processed salak pondoh products such as crackers, cake and candied salak pondoh, in Kurniadi's opinion, the canned version is closest to the delicious flavor of the raw fruit.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20040320.P01   (737 words)

 Star Wars: Databank | Terak
Terak is the cruel and evil king that ruled the Marauders of Endor.
While what Salak spoke of was everyday technology in much of the galaxy, the Marauders were primitive exiles that longed to leave Endor.
In their quest, King Terak and his Marauders mistook the stranded star cruiser of the Towani family for Salak's ship, and killed its crew for the "power." The family's youngest member, Cindel Towani, escaped.
www.starwars.com /databank/character/terak?id=eu   (283 words)

 Article - Sibetan offers the best of Bali's salacca
The salak is a sweet-tasting fruit with a brown skin resembling that of a snake.
Salak afficionados agree that the taste of the Sibetan salak is incomparable, and the village is famed throughout the nation.
Where there is an oversupply of salak fruit, they turn this into a range of products derived from the fruit, such as toffee, sweets, syrup or asinan salak (salted salak).
www.indo.com /featured_article/sibetan.html   (441 words)

 Salak Phet Bay on Koh Chang in Thailand with pictures, photos, maps and information
Salak Phet Bay (Aow Salak Phet) in the southeast of Koh Chang measures 3 kilometres in length and is between 1.5 and 2.5 kilometres wide.
Beautifully, the islands Koh Mapring, Koh Phrao Nai and Koh Phrao Nok are situated in the mountain-surrounded bay.
At the southeast end of Salak Phet Bay, there are two more beaches: Long Beach and a smaller beach with a naval shrine to the memory of the victims of the sea-battle 1941 (see 'Sights', 'Sea-battle-wrecks').
www.ko-chang.info /kohchangbeaches/salakphetbay.htm   (385 words)

And in one fine day in Ramadhan a couple years ago, my son asked me for this event to make biji salak (a sweet, made of ubi/sweet potato, and served with coconut milk and palm sugar), he likes bijisalak for breaking his fast.
Ouch no wonder biji salak couldn't compete with pizza, hamburger, KFC, chicken nugget and so on, when he told me what his friends brought in...
Kalau teman - temannya Nara gak mau biji salak, saya aja deh....
momm-on-the-net.blogspot.com /2004/10/biji-salak-vs-pizza.html   (713 words)

 Four Seasons Bali Fruit Book - Salak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The salak, or snake fruit, comes attractively packaged in its own distinctively patterned, leathery hide.
Salaks are not juicy which makes them especially convenient to peel and eat.
The unusual beauty of the salak and its ability to endure travelling conditions make it a tasty and unusual gift for friends back home.
facethewall.com /fruit-salak.html   (103 words)

 Koh-Chang.com - Tourist Attractions in Koh-Chang,Trat Thailand
They are situated south of the island around Ao Salak Petch (Salak Petch Bay) which is the largest bay on Koh Chang.
Ao Salak Petch is an ideal shelter for fishing boats.
A monastery known as Atulapornbanpot Monastery and the Salak Petch Temple are the focal points of religious affairs.Salak Petch is a genuine fishing village worthwhile of a visit.
www.koh-chang.com /tourist_attraction.html   (259 words)

 National Geographic Adventure Mag.: Alaska August 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kira Salak goes to the center of the Congo war zone, where volunteers have risked—and lost—their lives for decades to save the mountain gorilla.
Salak's aim was audacious: To paddle nearly 600 miles [966 kilometers] down the Niger River, a hazardous journey, inspired by legendary Scottish explorer Mungo Park, that no person had ever completed solo.
She was slightly crazy, people thought; highly determined, she knew; and completely alone: in a little red boat, en route to Timbuktu.
www.nationalgeographic.com /adventure/0508/kira_salak.html   (1578 words)

 Amazon.com: Four Corners : A Journey into the Heart of Papua New Guinea: Books: Kira Salak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Along the way, she stayed in a village where cannibals m was still practiced behind the backs of the missionaries, met the leader of the OPM-the separatist guerrilla movement opposing the Indonesian occupation of Western New Guinea-and undertook an epic trek through the jungle.
Kira Salak is the real deal and her descriptions and accounts made me feel like I was there.
Kira Salak takes us on her adventure through one of the wildest and rawest parts of the world, filled with beauty and danger, friendliness and brutality.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0792274172?v=glance   (1365 words)

 Shattered Kingdoms :: View topic - Cabal Headquarter Inconsistencies
As for addressing the healer mob, since most cabals, [paraphrased] are subject to the elite ninja raids of Salak the small advantage they have isn't worth anything in that scenario.
You are absolutely right, Salak could have just kept this thread within his own Harly forum and pointed out his own cabal's and other's inconsitencies there.
Which imms who snoop during CRS battles will notices the things Salak cry about get so rarely used in any tactical favor they are a low priority to look at, yet alone fix.
www.shatteredkingdoms.org /forums/viewtopic.php?t=10786&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=30   (1331 words)

 Alibris: Salak
Young, determined, and female, Salak endeavors to cross Papua New Guinea in the footsteps of 1930s explorer Ivan Champion.
In retracing explorer Mungo Park's fatal journey down West Africa's Niger River, author and adventuress Salak became the first person to travel alone from Mali's Old Segou to Timbuktu, the legendary "doorway to the end of the world." This is her story.
Following the route taken by British explorer Ivan Champion in 1927, and amid breathtaking landscapes and wildlife, Salak traveled across this remote Pacific island-often called the last frontier of adventure travel-by dugout canoe and on foot.
www.alibris.com /search/books/author/Salak   (359 words)

 Razzle Dazzle — Tropical Fruit
Named for its scaly brown skin, the salak is a native of Indonesia, and is also grown in Thailand and Malaysia.
The flavor is quite different from any other fruit we have tasted, and therefore hard to describe.
We have not attempted to store salak fruits, but expect that they would last for a fairly long time.
www.gotouring.com /razzledazzle/fruit/salak.html   (159 words)

 Counterpoint Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After her first taste of the freedom found in travel at age nineteen, Kira Salak spent the next several years of her youth as a constant, impulsive traveler.
Kira Salak matches her adventures in these vivid landscapes with prose that is quite simply thrilling.
More than a travel book or adventure story, Four Corners is a work of self-discovery in extreme, of being at great risk in places that are on the edge and being, most of the time, their equal.
www.perseusbooksgroup.com /counterpoint/book_detail.jsp?isbn=1582431655   (207 words)

 Unocal begins operations of first private geothermal power plant in Indonesia 10/21/97
Located at the Gunung Salak contract area, 60 miles south of Jakarta on the Island of Java, the new 55-megawatt, geothermal-powered generating plant is operated by Dayabumi Salak Pratama Ltd. Dayabumi, which serves as a contractor to Pertamina, is jointly owned by Unocal Geothermal of Indonesia, Ltd. (UGI) and PT Nusamba Geothermal.
The Unit #4 geothermal power plant at Gunung Salak is the first of three Dayabumi-operated power plants that will begin generating electricity this year.
In addition to the Gunung Salak project in Indonesia, the company has commercial geothermal projects in the United States and the Philippines.
www.unocal.com /uclnews/97news/102197.htm   (452 words)

Kira Salak was born in Illinois in 1971, and regularly travels to the world's furthest flung places on assignment for National Geographic and their Adventure magazine.
She was the first person to canoe solo 600 miles down the River Niger to Timbuktu and her story for National Geographic about the civil war and mountain gorillas in Congo was nominated for America's prestigious 2003 National Magazine Awards (Best Feature and Investigative Reporting).
Kira Salak's work regularly appears in a host of literary travel journals and her first book, Four Corners: A journey to the heart of Papua New Guinea, was chosen by the New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year.
www.booksattransworld.co.uk /catalog/author.htm?authorID=4695   (143 words)

 Indonesia.com | Hotels, Tours, Travel to Bali, Java and more   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hotel Salak Heritage provides lots of choices for the food and beverage for your daily meals.
Hotel Salak Heritage Kids Club; located near the swiming pool and inner garden so that children can play in nature.
Hotel Salak The Heritage Internet Center offers you with the easy access to the information technology by providing you access to the internet.
www.plaza.indonesia.com /hotel_details.php?hotelID=92   (475 words)

 SALAK art quotations from The Resource of Art Quotations :: painterskeys.com ::
SALAK art quotations from The Resource of Art Quotations :: painterskeys.com ::
This is by far the largest collection of art quotations available anywhere.
Failures are divided into two classes: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
www.painterskeys.com /auth_search.asp?name=SALAK   (123 words)

 Bin Gregory Productions: Strange Fruit, pt.3: Salak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This site has a lot of information, in bad english, about the Salak and the commercial Salak trade, which is big business in Bali.
Finally, for the botanists: Salak is Salacca zalacca, formerly Salacca edulis.
It is smaller than the Salak, and is used as a sour ingredient in sauces.
www.bingregory.com /archives/2003/05/13-strange_fruit_pt3_salak.html   (683 words)

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