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Fierce Invalids in Hot Climates Amber and Jerad chronicle their life-changing journey from Napa Valley wine snobs to globe-exploring vegabonds


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All is well

Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Views [787] | Comments [5]

Hello All, The computers have been fighting me on putting any of the pictures up, so sorry this blog won't come with pictures. But that just means you get Hello All,      The computers have been fighting me on putting any of the pictures up, so sorry ... Read more >

An Inevidible Bump In the Road

Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [969] | Comments [4]

It has been crazy since leaving our safari and heading for the orphanage.  I will try and just give you the short facts and leave the emotional narrative to Amber.  We arrived at an orphanage with no kids which was Amber's sole reason for doing to program.... Read more >

A Blog and Then Some

Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [724] | Comments [6]

Jambo All, I am going to try to do this without confusing you all. The following was a blog I tried to post a few days ago, and before I was finally able to get the pictures up...so enjoy: (Oh, and after I will give a true up-to-date blog.... Read more >

Paradise of Country and Conciousness

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [729]

So we have been in Nepal for about 3 weeks now and I can truly say it is amazing.  We have gone from rafting amazing rivers to climbing Himilayan peaks.  This is a definite must for anyone wanting to experience a complete change from the norm in travel.... Read more >

India; A Land of Collision

Sunday, 30 Mar 2008 | Views [569]

So I thought I would take a second and share some final thoughts on my trip to India now that we are in Nepal.  To me India is a country confounded by collisions.  It sits at the colliding point of the ancient and the modern, three major religions, wilderness ... Read more >


Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | Views [877] | Comments [4]

Namaste Family and Friends!   Jerad and I have been thoroughly enjoying India; the people, the culture, the food (yum), the beauty, the energy, the music, the colors (oh my, the colors).  First let me explain the later:   It just so happens that ... Read more >

How to blog about Myanmar?

Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Views [497] | Comments [1]

As cheesy as it sounds, I truly don't feel that any sort of blog I post right now can accurately descibe ALL that is Myanmar, and all that was our visit there.  Myanmar is a magical country of the nicest people I have ever met, despite the serious struggles ... Read more >

Gallery: Myanmar

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Gallery: Australia

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Feeling Good Makes Nirvana Easier to Strive For

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | Views [1222] | Comments [3]

Everyone should be happy to know that both Amber and I have been feeling much better for quite some time. I attribute it to the hairs of the Buddha (so they say) enshrined at the Shwedagon Paya in Yangon. Myanmar is truly a country to be brethed in and ... Read more >

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Long Time Still Trippin

Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | Views [838] | Comments [5]

Sorry for the delay but it has been a fast couple weeks. We survived the crazy party scene on Kho Pha Gnang and the made our way to Bankok. What a crazy/busy city.  We spent about four days there getting our Myanmar visa and seeing some of the city, though ... Read more >

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From Oz to Thailand

Sunday, 17 Feb 2008 | Views [575] | Comments [1]

So we have been covering quite a bit of ground since we last posted.  We got into sydney and stayed at a colorful hostel in what appeared to be the Australian equavalent of a red light district and after 2 less that sleepful nights we headed north to ... Read more >

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New Zealand Reflection

Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | Views [472] | Comments [1]

So today is our last day in New Zealand and the van is ready to be returned and the bags are packed.  We are just taking advantage of the local library to get some free internet before we fly to Australia this afternoon.  I wanted to give some thoughts ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Off We Go

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | Views [421] | Comments [2]

So the day has finally arrived.  While we have been travelling for about 3 months now the true test starts today.  The bags are packed and we leave for the airport in about 2 hours.  Our first stop Fiji.  we have spent the last couple days trying to get ... Read more >

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Family Visits

Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | Views [344]

Just wanted to make a quick post to let anyone checking in know that Amber and I have been having a great time visiting family and enjoying the home cooked meals and having other people drive. We will be heading to New York next and then on to Florida.... Read more >

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