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Bali in Pictures

Our two weeks in Bali were so incredible mere words won’t describe everything we saw and experienced. So here is a taste of some of the sights and highlights of our Balinese adventure. If only we could add the sounds … Continue reading

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Real Men Wear Sarongs

Saying goodbye to 2012 at the Pura Lempuyang Luhur As the last day of 2012 approached, Lee and I made plans to spend it hiking to a temple high on the slopes of Gunung Lempuyang – a mountain in eastern … Continue reading

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Christmas in Bali

Every year I say, this was the best Christmas ever. It is hard not to get caught up in your kids’ joy and the spirit of the holidays. So I have to say, I was a little worried about this … Continue reading

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Australia is for Rednecks

or…  How I learned to stop worrying and embrace my inner “Bogan”. Having spent a month in Australia, I am hardly qualified to make sweeping generalizations about the country or draw hard conclusions about the fine folks who live here, … Continue reading

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Diving the Great Barrier Reef in Pictures

We were lucky to just spend three days SCUBA diving the Great Barrier Reef.  Although we spent a full three days doing nothing but eating, diving and sleeping (and not much sleeping) on a liveaboard dive boat we, obviously, only … Continue reading

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Diving In!

Since I can remember I have dreamed of the ocean. I wanted to be dolphin and seal trainer at Sea World when I was little and I actually applied to several marine biology programs before I settled on Rollins College. … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of a Cassowary?

So we have settled into the town of Mission Beach. This is an area called the wet tropics.  It is hot.  There is a rainforest here. It is also the home of the elusive Cassowary.  It isn’t unusual in Australia … Continue reading

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Sailing the Whitsunday Islands

We drove north to Airlie Beach for a few more days enjoying the coast of Australia.  Airlie Beach is the departure point for the Whitsunday Islands.  The Whitsunday Island Group consists of over 70 islands within the Great Barrier Reef … Continue reading

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Surf’s up at Agnes Water!

We recently stopped the beautiful and tiny town of Agnes Water in Queensland Australia.  Our accommodations were a raised safari tent with a view of the beach.  The tent was air-conditioned with a private full bath, kitchen and  flat screen … Continue reading

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Lee and Kangaroos

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