Not Another White Sandy Beach November 6th 2005 Forgive me while I write this, I've had a few glasses of wine. Since Mark and I have lost all sense of time, date and routine, we have had to adopt new ones, like starting the day with a three hour walk in the morning along a white sandy beach and ending the day with a bottle of New Zealand wine. But before this becomes another "wish you were here, life doesn't get much better than this" emails, I ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel » Hahei The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
Get Lost: SE ASIA 2007
No job. No plans. Just 5 weeks in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.
This isn't meant to make you jealous or sad or angry that you are sitting in front of a computer while we float down the Mekong. Mark and I traded in months of free time to work hard toward a goalto travel. It's a choice. That's why we drive one car, so we can afford to see another part of the world. We travel to understand and experience culture. To feel small, scared, excited, humbled, but mostly, free. For that brief moment in time, we shed all responsibilityjobs, furniture, mortgages, commute t... full info