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Operation Koh Samui: The Futility of Travel

THAILAND | Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | Views [568] | Comments [2]

I left my house in Minnesota on December 6 of last year and have pretty much been on the road ever since. I have not set foot in my home country for 116 days, almost one third of a year.    I am currently in Koh Samui, an island in ... Read more >

Tags: beach, family, friends, italy, koh samui, navy, retreat, thailand, yoga


Valentine’s Day 2015: Death March of the Penguins

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | Views [235]

In what I hope doesn’t become a habit, I feel compelled to write a second consecutive travel blog entry discussing insects. However, unlike the much adored glow worms (or more accurately glow maggots) discussed in my post of a few days ago, today ... Read more >

Tags: beach, dunes, otago, penguins, sand fly, yellow eye


They Don’t Play Hockey on Aitutaki (at least as far as I know).

COOK ISLANDS | Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | Views [412] | Comments [1]

I’m a fairly assiduous travel researcher. Prior to a trip, I digest guidebooks, read Trip Advisor reviews and Google images of the destination. As people I’ve travelled with would tell you, part of the reason I do this is that I’m ... Read more >

Tags: aitutaki, beach, cooks, lagoon, travel, unspoiled


First Stop: Rarotonga

COOK ISLANDS | Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | Views [460] | Comments [2]

Among the first things I noticed upon my arrival in Rarotonga was the abundance of graves. Almost every property we passed on the way from the airport to the hotel contained at least one tombstone. Although many of the graves were clearly quite old, ... Read more >

Tags: beach, cook islands, fish, muri, rarotonga



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