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Adventures of the Black girls Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow - what a Ride!

Boxing, Beaches, and Boats.

THAILAND | Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | Views [628] | Comments [1]

Well, we apologize for not writing sooner, but if you saw the beaches here you'd understand. We arrived in Phuket, ready for 3 weeks of Muay Thai Boxing camp. After finding out the boxing camp was smack in the middle of nowhere, and it cost about $15 ... Read more >

Our last few days in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | Views [1010]

Our last week in Vietnam went by SO fast! We spent our last day in Mui Ne going on a tour with some friends from the UK that included sand dunes and sand dune boarding and hiking through some Fairy Stream. The tour was lots of fun... but we didn't realize ... Read more >

Beach-Time in Vietnam.

VIETNAM | Thursday, 2 Apr 2009 | Views [1122]

We were kept busy in Hoi An, jumping from place to place that we were having clothes made at.  It was tough to stop getting clothes made, and we ended up shipping a big box home full of shirts, dresses, sandals, etc... We had a fun night out at the ... Read more >

Halong Bay, Hue, and Hoi An

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Views [1256] | Comments [1]

What a busy first week it's been in Vietnam! Our Halong Bay trip was so much fun!! The first day started off with a 3 hour bus ride to the bay from Hanoi. Once we arrived, we hopped onto a junk boat with the rest of our group (about 25 people) and had ... Read more >

Gallery: Asia

VIETNAM | Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Vooming into Vietnam!

VIETNAM | Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | Views [569]

Well, we've made it to Vietnam safe and sound, after the 45 minute flight to Hanoi.  We were going to take the 29-hour bus ride from Vientiane, but after hearing many people's horror stories, we opted to spend the extra coin to get here over a day faster.... Read more >

Tubing in Vang Vieng

LAOS | Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | Views [703]

We absolutely loved our time in Vang Vieng.  Besides Byron Bay in Australia, it's the longest place we've stayed so far.  We're not sure if it's the Friends bars, the Big Beer Laos, or the tubing that keeps people there so long! But it's definitely been ... Read more >

dead dogs, speed boats, hot buses, bowling and friends..

LAOS | Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [2108] | Comments [2]

Well we made it to Laos.. it was crazy adventure!!  After leaving Chiang Mai we took a 5 hour mini bus to the thailand/laos boarder.  The next morning we were scheduled to take the 2 day slow boat to Luang Prabang, however after a few too many beverages ... Read more >

OH my Buddha!

THAILAND | Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | Views [600]

Never Try Never Know! We're back in Chiang Mai after our Hill Tribe Trek, which turned out to be a blast. Our trip started out early yesterday morning with a trip to the local market to get the groceries for the next few days. Then we drove to an elephant ... Read more >

Finally in Asia!!!

THAILAND | Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [534] | Comments [1]

We would just like to inform everyone that we have safely made it to Thailand!!!  Our flight was short considering we slept through most of it, and landed in Bangkok at 10:00am!  We were lucky that we had a friend who was also flying in from taiwan at ... Read more >

New Zealand in a Nut Shell

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 | Views [569]

Well our New Zealand adventure has come to an end, as we're sitting in the Auckland airport waiting for our flight to Thailand.  We've slacked on the journal updates, which we apologize for, but it's hard to get frequent computer time when you're living ... Read more >

Our Queenstown Adventures!

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Views [777] | Comments [2]

We had a blast in Queenstown and there were so many fun and adventerous things to do in the city!! Our first day in Queenstown, we woke up bright and early to go whitewater rafting.  After a crazy 30 minute bus ride along the side of a cliff, we were ... Read more >

Tags: canyon swing, canyoning, queenstown

Christchurch to Mt. Cook

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Views [553]

After our weekend in Hamner Springs, we met Melissa at the airport on Monday.  We went out for a few drinks that night in Christchurch with some of our new friends from Hamner Springs. Tuesday morning, we woke up bright and early to check our of our ... Read more >

Tags: antarctic center, hiking, mt. cook

Our Spa weekend in Hamner Springs

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | Views [2384]

Sorry for the long delay in writing.. We've been SO busy enjoying New Zealand!! We left off saying we were headed our of the city for a luxurious spa weekend. We drove out to Hamner Springs on Friday the 6th, and checked into our hotel, the gorgeous ... Read more >

Tags: hamner springs, pools, spa

Gallery: New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Northern Australian Cyclone Changes Our Plans....

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | Views [867] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone! We left off in Airlie Beach, reporting that our Whitsunday sailing trip had been cancelled.  We spent the night in Airlie beach, hoping conditions would improve... but ended up heading north to Townsville the next morning.  Our bus stopped ... Read more >

Tags: airport, christchurch, new zealand

Fraser Island Safari

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [2773] | Comments [6]

We had a blast on Fraser Island - not only did we have a great group of people, but the weather was in our favor and the Island was amazing.  The first day, Thursday, we had an early start at 6:30 AM for our Fraser Island safety meeting and to meet our ... Read more >

Tags: airlie beach, cyclone, dingo, fraser island

Gallery: Fraser Island

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

3 day Safari on Fraser Island!
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Bye Bye Brisbane

CANADA | Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [844] | Comments [2]

We left off saying how we had plans to do absolutely nothing on Satuday and that's exactly what we did!!  We cranked the AC and wrapped ourselves in cozy blankets and had naps on the couch all afternoon.. it was great!!!!  The next day, refreshed from ... Read more >

Soaring High in Surfers

CANADA | Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | Views [810] | Comments [1]

We apolgize for leaving you all in suspense for our next advenuture.  Its been a busy week!  We left off last time as we were headed to the Lounge Cineams in Byron Bay.  We did up going and we say the new James Bond movie.  The rumours were true, the ... Read more >

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