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Endings and Beginnings

I’ve been back in the states for a month now, and I’ve barely had time to unpack, let alone write a post. It’s hard to believe it was 30 days ago that I boarded the plane and flew away from bella Italia, but my thoughts and dreamings still reside there. 1.048 more words

Palau – Islands on the Edge (2011) Part Two

On my second day I was signed up for a snorkeling tour in the Rock Islands including a visit to Jellyfish Lake.  I was just a tad apprehensive about the jellyfish bit, but had no time to think on it.  2.106 more words


Palau – Islands on the Edge (2011) Part One

[As part of my blog I am posting stories from my past travels.  These are edited, augmented, versions of email stories I sent to friends and families, or in some cases meant to send but were never completed.  1.995 more words


Dangling our feet over the edge of the deck, we braced ourselves against the spray of the sea as the boat crashed through the waves. We clung onto the railings as the captain changed direction and the boat tilted onto it’s side, pulled to its new heading by the wind that now filled its sail.

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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.7 Earthquake hits the south Indian Ocean.

5.4 Earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.2 Earthquake hits the Bougainville region, Papua New Guinea. 14 more words


Sun, sand, surf and sea: Palau part2

In part 1 we left you with our accommodation in Palau. Did we mention how amazing it was? Well now in part 2, we’ll share the rest of our amazing Palau adventure. 733 more words


Climate Change

In Palau you almost always have a view of the horizon. The clouds pass like an endless parade, dropping rain like confetti. All this makes one feel like you are truly living on the Earth, as opposed to in a country or a city. 375 more words