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A Little Revelation…Traveling versus, well, Traveling

I wrote this post two weeks ago as I was sitting on the airplane on my way to China and feel like it’s a great way to kick off the coming posts about my whirlwind travels through Beijing, Yangshou, and Shanghai. Groggy from the rude awakening blaring out of my alarm clock at 4:30am it […]

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A Little Issue…Am I Allergic to Belize?

You know how that phrase “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry?” Yeah, that about sums up most of my time in Belize and my major plans for the country. I have read absolutely fabulous things about the diving in Belize. The Blue Hole has been on my bucket list for […]

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A Little Charm… Visiting the Kiama Blowhole, Australia

I left the beaches of Wollongong and I felt a creeping bit of weariness. From Wollongong, I decided to pop into the small town of Kiama. Kiama is just a bit further down Australia’s South Coast, and it’s tiny. In fact, I didn’t anticipate that the coastal towns of New South Wales are quite so remote and lightly developed. […]

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A Little Confession… The Panic Attacks Have Started

I had a total meltdown today. It was almost like a temper tantrum fueled by fear and overwhelm. I started crying for no definable reason. It turned into the ugly sobbing. I chalk this crying-jag up to pre-trip stress. It’s just… today I felt the full force of my decision to travel. I am leaving all […]

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