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Another Day Among the Anangu

Feb. 14, 2018:

Happy Valentine’s Day, dear Readers! This morning we were scheduled to go do a hike at Kata Tjuta (about a 45 minute drive away from Uluru) followed by a visit to the Anangu Cultural Center at Uluru. 300 more words

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Oohing and Aahhing at Uluru

Feb. 13, 2018:

Jim and I were up before the sun this morning to do a hike around the base of Uluru, and to learn more about the aboriginal culture of the local people who call themselves the Anangu. 381 more words

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Cape Brett and Bay of Islands

Feb. 5, 2018:

We are finally in New Zealand! We sailed in this morning to the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, made famous by Captain James Cook. 236 more words

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Poking Around Pago Pago

Jan. 29, 2018:

After a couple more days at sea, we pulled in this morning to a hot a steamy day in Pago Pago (pronounced “Pango Pango”), American Samoa. 605 more words

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Blog Review: 'Experiencing the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand'

New Zealand as most of us know it, is synonymous with Rugby- one being complementary to the other. The surreal experience of witnessing the Haka and the sheer physicality of the rugby players on the pitch is unparalleled to any other. 250 more words

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To The Tahitian Islands We Go

Jan. 22, 2018:

After four days at sea, we arrived this morning to glorious sunshine in the tropics. We are docked in the harbor at Nuka Hiva, the largest and most-populated of the Marquesas Islands, which are part of French Polynesia. 595 more words

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A Brief Interlude...

This is a brief interlude in my Story So Far to share the fact that today I went and bought my first galette des rois… 355 more words