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Scuba Diving, Day one on the MV Orion

Dive day number one. We lay in bed before the 6 am wake-up call murmuring about the thoughts that have popped into our heads during the night. Is this water less salty than the Caribbean? Let’s descend very close together … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Thailand to Male, Maldives

Travel day. The day unfolds smoothly. Missed a bit of sleep, sacking out at 11:30 pm and waking 10 mins before our alarm at 6:00 but we have been getting a mandatory 8 hours and are well rested. The hotel … Continue reading

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Male, Maldives Aboard the MV Orion

We are aboard the MV Orion! Our gear is stowed, lunch has been had and now we have time to relax. It is an international group of divers from Germany, Tanzania, USA, Malaysia, South Korea, Dubai and England. We hope … Continue reading

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2 sleeps

I am down to counting sleeps. We went through our lists again on Sunday. We walked long on Monday. We will do our last swim today and our last walk tomorrow. Thursday night is reserved for the last minute “to … Continue reading

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Air Canada, My Most Favourite Airline in the Entire World

Customer service is not in the vocabulary of anyone involved with Air Canada. They go about their business doing what is best for Air Canada and the customer bedamned. We have arranged our trip so we have plenty of time … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Clothing for Myanmar

We have been pulling out our travel gear and clothes over the last couple of weeks in preparation for our trip to Myanmar and I think I have my clothing picked out. Because we are limited to 15 lbs (7 … Continue reading

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Travel and the Internet

The internet has changed the way we set up for travel big time. I do not know whether the change is for the better or not. Years ago we researched our potential destination by book. Borrowed books from the library … Continue reading

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A Design Problem

Travelling is a design problem. You start out with a sketch, you solve mystery after mystery and as you do, the end product becomes clearer and clearer. In school I learned once you think you have the problem solved, scrap … Continue reading

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