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5 Things to do on an African Safari!

5 Things to do on an African Safari!

Seriously, you must do these 5 things on safari! There is nothing as incredible as an African Safari. Nothing. Seeing these animals in the wild is not at all comparable to seeing them in a zoo or a “safari” park. The savannah goes on forever….truly, the Circle of Life is real. Going to the Serengeti […]

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A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

A Glorious Day in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

As I carefully planned my itinerary for Sydney, I knew I had to have a day to visit the Blue Mountains. I have read several books where they figure prominently, their blue haze a romantic background to so many stories. The Blue Mountains definitely lived up to their romance. Shying away from large tours and […]

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A Hot Mess on the Way to Sydney!

A Hot Mess on the Way to Sydney!

I have been so proud of myself! My packing actually went okay….it took 2 or 3 days, but I was very careful, followed my list, and checked everything off. Preparing for my epic month long journey has been arduous. I’m packing for two seasons, and have electronics, a cpap, camera gear, scuba gear, clothes, etc. […]

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Dory is My Doppelganger

Filed in Boomer, Empty Nesters, Midlife by on June 20, 2016 22 Comments
Dory is My Doppelganger

Sometimes, I have to laugh when everything turns to …. . Since Dory is my doppelganger, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised! Don’t get me wrong, compared to 99% of the world, my life is awesome, and I have nothing to complain about. I have traveled in many countries, and I know that when one has […]

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Pre-Journey Jitters

Filed in Travel Adventures! by on February 24, 2014 9 Comments
Pre-Journey Jitters

I have been planning a dive trip to Thailand / Myanmar for quite a while now. I leave on Thursday morning for Bangkok, via Tokyo. Well, I will end up in Phuket, as the boat leaves Khao Lak on the 2March for the Mergui Archipelago off of Myanmar. To say that I am excited would […]

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I have now (almost) seen it all!

Filed in Bahamas, The Great Exumas, Travel by on January 9, 2014 4 Comments
I have now (almost) seen it all!

What a day in the beautiful Exumas!  I went out on a full day tour with Exuma Water Sports, in the Exumas (Bahamas) and part of the tour?  Swimming feral pigs!  We are not talking about your average farm pig…we are talking huge!  And yes, they are hungry!  I will post longer blogs about this […]

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