Monthly Archives: August 2019

Minimalist Packing

I should have been taking notes as I chose clothes and packed, but I didn’t. I will test my memory as I write this post. Due to the luggage decisions we have made, I have pared down my clothes to … Continue reading

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The Packing Dilemma

Our trip has two parts – scuba diving in Indonesia and touring in Japan. How should we pack so we do not take the superfluous warmer clothing needed in Japan all the way to Raja Ampat and do not lug … Continue reading

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Finding Accommodations

We have a plan, we have flights, all we need now are places to lay our heads at night. When we were figuring out flights, I printed out a calendar for September and October and wrote the flights on the … Continue reading

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The Planning Continues for Raja Ampat

We have booked our liveaboard to Raja Ampat, so now we need flights. One of my tricks to finding out what airlines fly to where we need to go is to go onto the airport website of the city where … Continue reading

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Another Sojourn in the Works

In the spring, Murray and I started talking about a fall trip. Where should we go? What should we do? One of our methods of deciding where to go is to ask ourselves “What destination is on the list that … Continue reading

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