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I'm taking a partial break
1/3/2014 6:11:03 AM,  25 COMMENTS

So, I flew back from the States, and enjoyed New Year's Eve with DH in Bali. Had a lovely and slightly crazy time, which I will blog about at a later...  Read more

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Back in the USA - part 2
12/25/2013 4:40:35 AM,  18 COMMENTS

The more complete story of my trip to the USA: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/12/from
-bali-to-bellingham.html...  Read more

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I'm heading back to the USA briefly
12/19/2013 10:17:04 PM,  17 COMMENTS

My dad is ill, my brothers need a break, and this might be good-bye. So I'm heading to Washington (state) and will be there 10 days. Don't know...  Read more

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A Fashionista Moment
12/19/2013 8:44:43 AM,  13 COMMENTS

There I was, walking to breakfast at our "resort" in Seminyak, Bali (resort in quotation marks - is it a resort when you pay all of $40 a night??) - w...  Read more

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I finally found a Christmas tree I like!
12/12/2013 9:23:36 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Really, is that not the prettiest version of a Christmas tree you've seen? Orange mums and fuchsia pink paper flowers! Love the colour scheme!...  Read more

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Perceptions of Aging
12/9/2013 8:42:49 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I read a book the other day, just a free murder mystery on my kindle (we do a lot of reading during rainy season). Anyway, the quick plot outline - t...  Read more

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Motorscooters and more colour
12/6/2013 8:15:31 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Back in Ubud, finding new moments of beauty and tranquility: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/12/back
-home-in-ubud.html ...  Read more

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'Tis the season?
12/3/2013 8:21:28 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Our credit card bank contacted us because there was suspicious activity on our credit card. They know we're travelling. And we rarely use the card....  Read more

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Turtle Heaven
12/2/2013 7:51:58 AM,  11 COMMENTS

No, NOT those gooey weird candy things. REAL turtles!!! Today we dove at a site called Turtle Heaven - I saw two turtles, DH saw three, and I ma...  Read more

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I'm a TOUGH Diver Chick!
11/29/2013 8:21:52 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Okay, we went scuba diving today. One young woman was just getting her certification, finishing the open water dives today. The other woman and...  Read more

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How adventurous an eater are you?
11/25/2013 4:24:57 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Would you try civet coffee? Well, technically, civet dung coffee. We did, kind of inadvertently. Without quite realizing where the coffee had...  Read more

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Monkeys, monkeys, and more monkeys
11/21/2013 6:25:31 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We went to the Sacred Monkey Forest - it was incredible! Monkeys EVERYWHERE! Playing, fighting, eating, sleeping, looking like little furry people w...  Read more

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Bali on a rainy day is still gorgeous
11/20/2013 9:02:17 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Because despite the rain, people decorate statues with flowers. And make their offerings. And paint furniture. And besides, I have a pretty umb...  Read more

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Today's adventure - the Ubud Royal Palace
11/19/2013 9:18:42 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We're walking all around Ubud, burning off the wonderful Balinese food. (Our day begins with breakfast delivered to our private balcony - fruit, tea...  Read more

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More Bali, More Ubud
11/18/2013 8:28:10 AM,  12 COMMENTS

For all of my armchair traveller friends, here is more Bali - more stories, more photos, exotic fruits, temples, shrines, people. Love it here! ...  Read more

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Bali just gets better and better!!!
11/17/2013 8:54:55 AM,  12 COMMENTS

The day began with sashimi from breakfast. Continued with walking around an orchid garden. Then a coffee and chocolate garden. Then driving through...  Read more

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Bali is INCREDIBLE!!!
11/16/2013 10:26:46 AM,  16 COMMENTS

We are surrounded by amazing art and architecture that is unique to Bali - this place is gorgeous! Add in friendly people, good food, lots of walking...  Read more

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Goodbye to the Clean Plate Club
11/11/2013 3:55:42 AM,  17 COMMENTS

I had a delicious lunch today (the lobster omelette, hold the cheese) and STOPPED EATING WHEN I WAS FULL!!!!!!!! Okay, so I stopped eating the eg...  Read more

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One of the best days EVER!!!
11/10/2013 4:42:07 AM,  17 COMMENTS

You know how some days are just wonderful? Yesterday was one of those! Scuba dove on a wreck, which was covered in coral and fish. Then hung out on...  Read more

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Throwback Thursday for my friend Mark
11/7/2013 11:18:55 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Although it's Friday here, we are asked to post a photo of ourselves in our younger days. Not that I travel with photos of me as a child, but I h...  Read more

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SCUBA! YAY! SO much better under the water!
11/7/2013 2:30:49 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I haven't been diving in a while, but did two dives today. Seventy-five minutes of exercise burning a total of about 890 calories. Seriously FUN fit...  Read more

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Would you like to dance, or snorkel?
11/6/2013 5:47:45 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Snorkeling, clown fish, a deserted island, and enthusiastic dancers - all part of a day or two in the Solomon Islands! rollingluggagers.blogspot...  Read more

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Aerial Photos - wow this place is gorgeous!!!
11/5/2013 6:48:03 AM,  7 COMMENTS

We travelled to the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, to the island of Gizo. Amazing!!! rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/11/a-plRead more

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The rest of the adventure
11/4/2013 4:30:35 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Spoiler - we made it across and didn't sink! But it was quite a trip!!! rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/11/sail
ing-high-seas.html ...  Read more

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MAROONED!!! Could it get any more exciting!
11/3/2013 6:47:47 PM,  9 COMMENTS

That's right - the ferry is down and out, waiting for an engine part from Australia or New Zealand. We were supposed to leave yesterday. Now we're w...  Read more

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Arrived by POLICE BOAT!!!!!!
11/1/2013 7:08:12 PM,  8 COMMENTS

We had a crazy trip - ended up arriving by police boat!!! rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/11/maki
ng-entrance-into-tulagi.html...  Read more

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More travel, more photos, more Solomons
10/31/2013 3:53:10 AM,  13 COMMENTS

We're having fun in the Solomon Islands - lots of culture, lots of color, and amazing fruits! Plus adorable children!!! rollingluggagers.bl...  Read more

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Ego up, ego down
10/26/2013 8:25:02 PM,  14 COMMENTS

You know those little ego boosts or bursts that happen? Someone compliments you, or someone says something more insulting, and that fragile ego is on...  Read more

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I found my warriors!
10/24/2013 6:46:49 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We spent time at the market, looked at traditional carvings, and my favorite photo of today: Here's the blog for lots more photos and descr...  Read more

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Last Night in Fiji
10/21/2013 7:04:18 AM,  12 COMMENTS

And the fire dancers at the place next door have a new routine! WOW! Imagine twirling a baton of fire over your face. While you are lying down...  Read more

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The bure has an outdoor bathroom!
10/17/2013 5:37:57 AM,  13 COMMENTS

No, not like out in the open outdoors - a normal kind of bathroom and shower, but without a roof over the shower, so it's like, oh, an atrium! Lo...  Read more

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Turning a Sari Into a Skirt
10/16/2013 2:40:59 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Some people requested photos of the sari-into-a-skirt - so here's the quick story, with pics: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/10/turn
ing-...  Read more

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Suva, Fiji
10/15/2013 6:31:29 AM,  10 COMMENTS

For those who want more views and stories about Fiji - and a funny story at the end: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/10/suva
-views.html...  Read more

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Supporting each other
10/13/2013 10:31:10 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Asked by a Spark friend to copy and paste ..... We could all use these words of encouragement now and then. Everyone will go through some ha...  Read more

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Healthy Fat vs. Unhealthy Fat
10/12/2013 4:48:44 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Scientists have found that some clinically obese people are metabolically healthy, while others are metabolically UNhealthy. In other words, some obe...  Read more

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I won the jungle fashion competition!!!
10/5/2013 11:48:59 PM,  18 COMMENTS

The full (and funny) story: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/10/what
-long-strange-trip.html Yeah, a horrible photo of me as a coconu...  Read more

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Our little island paradise for a week
10/2/2013 1:53:26 AM,  21 COMMENTS

We're on the island of Nacula, in the northwest area of the outer islands of Fiji. We'll be here for a week, finding out what it's like to live on a...  Read more

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Fashionista travelling with minimal luggage
9/20/2013 10:40:21 PM,  20 COMMENTS

People have asked how do I pack for a year or more of travel - here's the link to the blog: rollingluggagers.blogspot.com/2013/09/how-
to-tra...  Read more

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More Fire Dancing!
9/17/2013 7:16:19 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I'm not sure I'm ready to try fire dancing as cardio - but it was exciting! Best photo of the night: And here's the blog: rollin...  Read more

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This is why women live longer than men
9/3/2013 12:25:12 AM,  34 COMMENTS

DH has been napping for at least an hour and a half. And he had a burger and fries for lunch. (Oh, excuse me, make that a double quarter pounder wit...  Read more

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