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Africa: Mishaps, Misadventures, and Mayhem

Mishaps After several months of what I would consider careful photo management, I not-so-carefully managed to erase two weeks worth of Tanzania pictures. How could you have done something so stupid, Brooke? you might be asking. And I would tell … Continue reading

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  Before we left for this big adventure, my friends asked me a lot of really good questions that I suspect others wanted to ask, but held back. For instance: 1) How will you wash your clothes? 2) Where will … Continue reading

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Uncle Chang The World

Don’t know what I mean by this title? That’s okay, neither do I. And there were a lot of happenings this week that I didn’t *quite* understand, but definitely appreciate. One of the great joys of travel is the element … Continue reading

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Koh Tao has been criticized for becoming an overly-commercialized backpackers paradise, and rightfully so. Tao’s Sairee Beach has exploded in the past ten years into a place that totters on overdone. The entire beach is set up for tourism – … Continue reading

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Scuba Dubba Doo!

Michael and I spent the better part of our week on Koh Tao around Sairee Beach, a haven for divers and lizards alike. Following a combined total of 19 dives, three certifications, and more Baht (Thai money) than we’d care … Continue reading

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