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Coca Leaves and Peru's Miracle Tea

PERU | Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | Views [2516]

At 3600M we are happy we chose to stay a few days in Cusco before heading out on the Inca Trail, which reaches a maximum peak altitude of 4200M. One of the local remedies for overcoming the ills of altitude sickness (which kicks in for some people ... Read more >

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Day of Recovery

ECUADOR | Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | Views [857]

We opt to kick it one more night in Baños, to allow my antibiotics some additional time to kick in. With limited days before our flight to Peru, we decide we don't have enough time for Cuenca and the beach. Given that Ecuador is probably the last spot ... Read more >

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Ground Hog Day: Huevos y Frijoles Cada Dia

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | Views [1585]

Every day here is like that movie "Ground Hog Day," with respect to our meals.  We wake up and by 7:00 a.m. our nasty breakfast of a hard bread roll smeared with a layer of leftover refried beans (which have been sitting on the counter in a ... Read more >

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Redemption Dinner: Deep Sea Delights

PORTUGAL | Thursday, 30 Aug 2007 | Views [858]

After chatting with our surf shop owner buddy, Celios, we're keen to try a real local Portuguese specialty seafood dish.  The Algarve coast is known for some very specific dishes; arroz con piexe (rice and fish stew), caldeirada (big pot with all types ... Read more >

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Treasures From the Sea

PORTUGAL | Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | Views [855]

The Algarve Coast is known for it's freshly prepared seafood. The fisherman are out in force, in boats and clinging to the cliff sides so high above the sea - I'm not sure how they find a reel with fishing line long enough to reach the water line, ... Read more >

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Sangria, Tongues y Testis de Toro

SPAIN | Sunday, 19 Aug 2007 | Views [1075]

Dining in Spain is truly a gastronomic experience, and one of the biggest reasons we love Spain so much. A trip through the local market reveals a spread of meat, so varied... Here they relish all bits of the animal, pictured above here, are ... Read more >

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Learning to Cook Egyptian

EGYPT | Wednesday, 8 Aug 2007 | Views [3851] | Comments [1]

One of the local experiences that has been such a treat for us during our travels, is learning to prepare local specialty dishes while visiting with friends.  Today we learned first hand from Raja how to cook Mashi, a local Egyptian dish, similar ... Read more >

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C'Mon McDonald's Clean Up Your Trash in Helsinki

FINLAND | Sunday, 5 Aug 2007 | Views [926]

It's 4:00 a.m. and we're setting out, backpacks in tow, for the bus station to catch our flight from Helsinki to Cairo, Egypt. As we trek across town, it's not a quiet, sleepy Sunday morning in Helsinki. Rather, there are a ton of party goers scurrying ... Read more >

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Decadent Dining: Lobster on the Beach

VIETNAM | Saturday, 21 Jul 2007 | Views [1010]

By 6:30 a.m. the sun is ablaze and I'm finding it difficult to breath on my early morning run.  We decide to kick it on the beach under the palapalas for the day, until we catch our overnight bus to Hoi An.  If you love seafood, Nha Trang is the place ... Read more >

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Cambodian Cuisine

CAMBODIA | Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | Views [990]

Several restaurants in Cambodia proudly announce on large signs in entrance ways, "We don't serve dog, cat, rat or worm."  We have seen some crazy things skewered and barbecued or fried up:  snakes, frogs, crickets, beetles, spiders... Despite ... Read more >

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Paradise Found: Hamburger From a Cow... or was that Water Buffalo?

LAOS | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [955]

After days of living in more remote areas of Laos, and living off sticky rice and fried rice with vegetables, we were craving some beef.  After a 4 hour ride in monsoon rains, the back of a tarp covered pick up truck, we enter a town of endless tourists ... Read more >

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Banana Pancakes, Burgers & Beer

THAILAND | Saturday, 2 Jun 2007 | Views [892]

Thailand is truly not like we remember it to be years ago.  When we were here 10 plus years ago, children and adults waved and shouted "sa wat dii," and were all smiles.  I recall the outskirts of Bangkok where locals were still surprised and ... Read more >

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Darrin's New Career Calling

THAILAND | Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Views [972]

We're using this trip to open our minds to new career possibilities.  Being away from the traditional office grind environment has allowed us the chance to listen to our creative sides and explore old and new passions.  Darrin has always been super creative ... Read more >

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Back to Thailand

THAILAND | Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | Views [600]

We are back in Thailand, and have made our way up to Chiang Mai, on a cheap Air Asia flight. It's about 100 degrees Fahrenheit, with 90 percent humidity, and we're seeking refuge in an air conditioned guest house finishing up our web content to share ... Read more >

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Eating Burmese Style

MYANMAR | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Views [880]

We had the opportunity to be taken into a local town today by our driver, for a special local Burmese meal.  While we've had the ah so tasty roadside bus pit stop meals at local diners, that really doesn't count as a home cooked meal.  We got served up ... Read more >

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Eating off the Streets

THAILAND | Thursday, 10 May 2007 | Views [588]

The streets of Bangkok are alive, and crawling with street vendors.  While there are formal restaurants, the bulk of people are walking the streets with their chopsticks and little styrofoam containers of pad thai and fried rice.  Street vendors sell ... Read more >

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Poverty in Pokhara

NEPAL | Sunday, 15 Apr 2007 | Views [2199]

Pokhara is a beautiful little lakeside mountain town and the typical jumping off point for treks to the Annapurna Range. Located on a lake, the air is a bit fresher than Kathmandu, and at a lower altitude, its just a bit warmer temperature, and more ... Read more >

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Africa in Australia

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 4 Mar 2007 | Views [787]

Having spent a hot day strolling along the beach and body surfing in Cottlesole Beach, a small community between Perth and Freemantle, we were a bit daring and ventured out to a very cool dinner experience.   African Mesob is a little restaurant ... Read more >

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Fremantle

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 2 Mar 2007 | Views [689]

Those of you visiting Perth should make a point to visit Fremantle.   It’s a hip, happening little town, lots of cafes, bars, and live music.   We learned that Perth, especially Fremantle, has a great live music scene, because they are unable to have ... Read more >

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Wine, Surf & Fine Foods

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 24 Feb 2007 | Views [866]

What could be more appealing, then only 5k's from some of the best surfing in the world, some of the best wineries, and coastline dotted with olive, cheese and chocolate tasting?   Margaret River rocks!   I can't think of a more ideal place ... Read more >

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