Monthly Archives: July 2010

Chiang Mai, Thailand

What do elephants, green chicken curry and lady boys have in common? Chiang Mai. After a brief stop over in Bangkok, where we visited the Grand Palace, every Wat ever built, and met a fellow Stanford grad climbing one of … Continue reading

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Nusa Lembongan, Bali

You would expect that to get scuba certified you just would throw down some cash, put on some flippers and dive in for some sweet aquatic viewage. Au contraire bonjour. NOT THE CASE. Try a four day intensive instructional course … Continue reading

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Ubud and Sanur, Bali

Our scooter renter, Nyoman, moonlighted as a driver when he wasn’t changing money, hawking tourist trips, or giving hotel and diving recommendations and courteously gave us a ride to Ubud, a small mountain town an hour from Denpansar. Ubud is … Continue reading

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Kuta, Bali

From Borneo we were anticipating the chill zone to be in full effect in the island paradise of Bali. We arrived in Denpansar to a slew of board shorts, surf boards and a mellow feel good vibe. With no place … Continue reading

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Borneo, Malaysia

Not many people are familiar with the jungles of Borneo. It is a lush, wild and rainy jungle, that is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. They key word here is rain. Lots of it. Imagine Seattle … Continue reading

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Singapore (BlogPost #2)

Our 24 hour stint in this little city was brief (due to a forced stop over) but the weather cooperated nicely as Asia opened her arms to us with buckets of rain.  It was a nice pre-cursor for what was … Continue reading

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Our Journey Begins (blog post #1)…

Flight over the Pacific: Our journey began with 24 hours of plane flights, three stop overs and an in flight medical emergency. Halfway over the pacific somewhere between Hawaii and Guam one of the passengers on the plane, an older … Continue reading

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