Monthly Archives: May 2011

Eat Pray Love

Yesterday we escaped from the tourist beaches of Bali to the cooler climates of the mountainous, inland region for a guided mountain bike tour.  After getting transported to a lookout point over Mount Batur (a dormant volcano and the 2nd … Continue reading

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Surfing in Bali

#1 Must-do activity in Bali?  Learn to surf!

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More on Malaysia

Our last few days in Malaysia were spent doing more diving, and ended off with a night out on the town in the capital Kuala Lumpur.  All in all we did 14 dives over 5 days – we were exhausted, … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Today, 23 May, Andy and I celebrate our 1 year anniversary of dating!  And what better way to celebrate, than on a quaint little island in Malaysia.    After breakfast this morning we went for a relaxing dive at a nearby … Continue reading

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Boracay: The Ibiza of the Philippines

Our next stop in South East Asia was the Philippines.  Not knowing where was best to head to in this vast and diverse country, Andy and I decided to be guided by the “best beach in the world” claim of … Continue reading

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Survivor: Palau

The first time I heard of “Palau”, was when the 10th season of Survivor premiered on South African TV.  It held some allure for me ever since.  For those Survivor fans (Mo!), it was the season where 40 year old … Continue reading

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Snubbed by the US Banking System

International travel, globalization, proliferation of the Internet and global entrepreneurial innovation are all hallmarks of the age we currently live in.  In my early childhood I always had the perception of America as being the place of milk and honey … Continue reading

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PS: Extra comments on Australia

Traveling and transiting affords one the luxury of time.  Time to read or write (blogs)…if you’re not too exhausted, that is!  We are currently traveling to Palau, Micronesia.  Two flights, a day’s transit at Guam in-between, has meant that I … Continue reading

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Last few days in Australia

We have been spending our last few days in Australia at a quaint sea-side town called Port Douglas, which is situated on the top right hand corner of Oz.  With only about 3000 residents, this tropical island like town can … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo

Yesterday we disembarked from the live-aboard boat that took us around one of the seven natural wonders of the world: The Great Barrier Reef.  It is the largest reef system in the world and can apparently be seen from outer … Continue reading

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