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Our Best of the Best: wildlife, beaches, snorkeling

As soon as people hear that we’ve been traveling nonstop for almost 4 years, they immediately ask “What’s your favorite country” or “What’s your favorite… ?” (Then they fill in the blank: destination to view wildlife, beach, places to snorkel, … Continue reading

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Trip planning: a new lesson learned

We knew that someday we’d visit the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador, and knew just how we’d do it. A trip-of-a-lifetime deserved the best. Years ago we pored over the photos in the National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions … Continue reading

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Sail away

We’d read that the best snorkeling in Zanzibar was NOT where we would be.  Too bad, we thought, and dismissed the idea of snorkeling while on the trip.  However, sometimes what is not supposed to be the best turns out … Continue reading

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Just give us one, calm, good weather day

Certainly that’s not too much to ask after we’ve traveled so far to get here.  We’ve dreamed about snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef for a long time and planned two weeks to be in Far North Queensland to ensure … Continue reading

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