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Traveler’s Tax

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia Here is an important bit of travelers’ etiquette that you should become aware of: When you join a long-term traveler, you need to be ready to pay the tax. Related posts: House or Travel? Life passing us … Continue reading

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House or Travel?

Karumba, QLD, AU As our time wound down in Australia we found ourselves having a difficult conversation about a choice we could not had foreseen coming when we first started this adventure. Like we said last week, we had a … Continue reading

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Diving the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia Life Achievement Unlocked- Found Nemo! We all knew the Nemo reference had to be made right? We took a 3 day, 2 night “sleep on the reef” excursion. And this time we rented an underwater … Continue reading

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Back on the Surface

Vava’u, Tonga Like we said, Vava’u is a cruising paradise and there are just some things you need a boat for: Just in case you thought the water was nothing but frolicking baby whales and amazing coral, we found out … Continue reading

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Swimming with Baby Whales

Vava’u Tonga, Like Niue, Tonga is favored by the humpback whales as a combination bordello/nursery for the production and raising of young until they get enough blubber to survive the cold of Antarctica.  Unlike Niue, Tonga is one of about … Continue reading

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Nemo’s home

Vava’u Tonga, Not only is Vava’u a cruiser’s paradise, the islands and barrier reef of this group make for some fantastic diving.  One does feed into the other.  In order to get to the dives sites you have to be … Continue reading

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Sharks That Make Cookies?!

So, on another note of why the open ocean is dangerous, let’s talk about Cookiecutter Sharks.  You may be saying to yourself “What in the world are you talking about!?  Cookiecutter Sharks?  Sharks that make cookies!  AWESOME!”  And we would … Continue reading

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Whale Sex

Alofi, Niue Did we say the Humpback whales woke us up with their singing?  Well, if that’s not enough to get us roused and play then they get a little more insistent by rubbing themselves against the hulls of the … Continue reading

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Then we swam under the island!

Alofi, Niue Let’s start our exploration of what is arguably the most beautiful island in the South Pacific with the diving.  Hey, you know what? Let’s start with just the freaking snorkeling, because it was that good!  The water here … Continue reading

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Water Access

Niue   Ok, nothing to do with anything but come on, it’s awesome.  You stop, there are coconuts, what more could you possibly want?! So the thing about Niue is that the entire structure of the island is so very … Continue reading

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