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In The Details

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia When we called Bali the Cancun of Australia, we had no idea how right we were. Because, like Mexico, people do come to Bali to drink cheap beer on the beach, party and buy cheap souvenirs so … Continue reading

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How are you spending your Easter Holiday?

Australia That question took us a bit by surprise because, well, we hadn’t really put a lot of thought into it… And we would be dramatically understating things to say that shocked our Australian friends. Travel is an interesting thing and one … Continue reading

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China and the Mormons are buying the South Pacific

Tongatapu, Tonga Did we mention that the ferry that we’re on replaced the one that sank with 27 people onboard a few months back?  The ship was unsafe and everyone died. We found this out at about 1 am while … Continue reading

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More Sex and Jesus

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia (cont’d from previous) Then there is the whole nudity / sexuality thing here in French Polynesia.  Which, why put sex and religion in the same blog post?  Because here one isn’t exclusive of the … Continue reading

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Sex and Jesus

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia We Americans are such prudes. No, seriously we are.  We’ve heard it before and really, it’s true.  Puritan roots = massive prudes.  You really aren’t able to appreciate the level of our prudishness until … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

As our friend Justin put it: “Did you ever think they came up with a bunny that brings baskets of candy, and lays chocolate eggs, to prove you will believe anything? Happy Resurrection Day!!” We’ve always wondered why Easter isn’t … Continue reading

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Polynesian ingenuity, progress and church!

Avatoru, Rangiroa, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the big city of the Tuamotu, Did you see that?  A paved road!  We’ve seen paved roads before in the islands but now we start putting this information together.  How do you make … Continue reading

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And you thought the other village was small…

Toau, Tuamotu, French Polynesia We arrived in Toau to find two really nice guys in an outboard who guided us into the 10 boat anchorage they had set up near the “village.” Why is “village” in quotations? Just wait for … Continue reading

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Living in Farkarava, French Polynesia

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the main town in Fakarava.  So what does one do here? (aside from the diving, we’ve already established that’s amazing.   Well, that and suicidal crabs) 1) First off, secure transportation.  Preferably, transportation with shock … Continue reading

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Seriously, you live here?

Kauehi, Tuamotu, French Polynesia So that’s the city sign.  Guess they don’t exactly have a city line, being as there aren’t a lot of other cities out here to butt up against. So the semi-obvious question I left out of … Continue reading

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