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Brimming over

Stuffed to the brim with all things travel- Joy and frustration and fascination, and with no room for more, we  left Thailand for one of our favorite places of all, at home with family and friends, to regroup- and mainly, re-pack! Gladly, we … Continue reading

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Kampi and the River Dolphins

Our sliver of a boat is wedged between two bushes midriver. The swift current creates the illusion of an armada of treetops gliding silently upriver. Between these islets dolphins play, tantalising us with glimpses of a glittering fin or a … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster Ride Cambodia

What a roller coaster ride Cambodia is turning out to be! We soak up the wonders of sublime ancient workmanship and are on the receiving end of countless lively Khmer smiles- and almost simultaneously, we baulk at the horrors of recent history … Continue reading

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Manrique Eyes

Wispy early morning air softened our arrival on bare, volcanic Lanzarote which a few hours later, I was secretly starting to call another ol’ heap of rocks…. My gaze skimmed indifferently over black ash fields, past tortured twisted lava badlands and up … Continue reading

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Come Sit with Us

M worried when we arrived on Fuerteventura (for what was his, ummm, umpteenth time), that there might be just so many pictures of rocks, ocean and sky a person could take in one place. Well, he needn’t have worried Pull up a … Continue reading

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Way to Go

Nervous anticipation reached a new high…. ……then Boom! In the blink of an eye, two weeks with our tesoros on the road were over. And cutting them loose, again, still hadn’t become any easier….. Catching a ferry to Fuerteventura felt … Continue reading

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Nomen est Omen

We smirked a bit at this one, (thinking Turismo de Gran Canarias  had probably come up with it)- Gran Canaria- Continente en Miniatura. Quite a grandios label to live up to we felt. But to our surprise, we really did find a … Continue reading

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Love is in the air….

Gotta love this supermarket run! Once in a while, not researching a destination, (usually a no-go for this detail oriented traveller), has its own rewards-  this time, a bevy  of unexpected, exciting sights, sounds and smells, smack in the middle of … Continue reading

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Land Ahoi

Landfall! Excitement surged as the Volcan del Teide finally put down anchor on Lanzarote’s shores, after 30 (thirty) more- or less- enjoyable hours on board. Adrenalin waned quickly though, as we lifted anchor again and chugged on into moist twilight- the hours expanding exponentially … Continue reading

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A Slice of Spain

Underreported unchecked advance of The Olive Tree in Andalucia! A mining industry that died and many shiny new ones… The intense scent of fresh pressed olive oil, of eucalyptus and dust; twin black tree trunks like thick checkmarks topped with frothy … Continue reading

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