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Nusa Tenggara, my last stop in Indonesia…

I took a flight out of Medan, Sumatra to the island of Lombok.  Lombok is the next island from Bali, to… read more Nusa Tenggara, my last stop in Indonesia…

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Sumatra- Welcome to the jungle!

I am now writing from a spectacular white-sand beach on the island of Gili Air, drinking a fresh carrot and ginger juice… read more Sumatra- Welcome to the jungle!

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My experiences in Java and a quick visa run to Kuala Lumpur

I finally have time to sit down and write as I wait for the International Departures gate to open.  I… read more My experiences in Java and a quick visa run to Kuala Lumpur

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My best memories of Bali

The time has come to leave this incredibly beautiful and welcoming place. Bali has been incredible and definitely a great… read more My best memories of Bali

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Nature at its best in Amed

My friend Mark from California joined me in Ubud a few days ago.  It is so nice to see a familiar face… read more Nature at its best in Amed

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Spiritual Experience in Tampaksiring

It all started with Lana (my new friend from New Zealand) and I wanting to have a relaxing and spiritual… read more Spiritual Experience in Tampaksiring

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Mt Agung, Bali

I hiked up Mt. Agung today, my second mountain in 5 days in Bali.  This is an active stratovolcano and… read more Mt Agung, Bali

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Arrived in Bali

Tattoo shops, massage parlors, tour kiosks, taxi drivers, motorcycles, souvenirs shops… it’s Kuta madness!  I decided to stay in Kuta… read more Arrived in Bali

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One last goodbye

I am feeling all kinds of emotions as I get ready to leave on my RTW (round-the-world) trip.  My flight… read more One last goodbye

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It is finally happening…

Did the planets align?  did my overall fortune change? did I win the lottery (as some have asked)? No!  I… read more It is finally happening…