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Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award

At the beginning of the month, Carissa over at Everyday Asia nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award. Thank you, Carissa! I love her blog. Her writing is solid, her stories are funny and she sticks to her blog name with everyday topics. From disintegrating shoes in India’s heat and humidity to horrible investment options,…

beach near Twelve Apostles

The beautiful forces of nature in Australia and New Zealand

Like the last weekly photo challenge, intricate, I jumped back into the archives. This time, we are visiting Australia and New Zealand to showcase the gorgeous forces of nature. Napier was one of my favorite stops during our New Zealand trip. The penguin rescue centre program and art deco tour were fantastic and fun experiences but…

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My travels: Asia and the deep Pacific

This is the continuing story of my travel history that started with North America and Europe. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ Asia – the apple of my eye Our flight to Bangkok from Vancouver in 2004 was delayed so long that we got a bonus stop in Beijing. We experienced the first snowstorm of the…