Monthly Archives: March 2009

Strolling Through the Garden

The Garden Route is an area in the southern part of South Africa that is very popular with tourists. It didn’t take long for us to figure out why. We didn’t exactly stick to the prescribed route, but everything we … Continue reading

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Garden Route Photos

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Jeffrey’s Bay

A story just from John: A week after landing in Johannesburg we were back on a plane on our way to travel from Port Elizabeth to Capetown on the “Garden Route”.  After a quick stop in Port Elizabeth, we hopped … Continue reading

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A Little SA History

In some ways it’s hard to believe that a system such as apartheid was in full operation up until less than 20 years ago. But when you look at the horrible things currently going on in the world, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Thunder Struck

Photoshop and editing was done by Marc Le Roux

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Mollywood

After 17 hours of being catered to by Etihad Airlines with direct tv, 50 movie options (watched Slumdog Millionaire, very good) beverages, delicious halal food, ear plugs, eye covers, and socks we arrived into Johannesburg to be greeted by Molly, … Continue reading

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Bauers and Beck in Bangkok

We planned for a weekend back in Bangkok before leaving for South Africa to get caught up on internet stuff and spend time with the Bauer family. If you don’t remember or if you are a new reader, we were … Continue reading

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Vance & Juanita

Some of the most enjoyable times on our trip have come when we have had the chance to spend time with people we have some sort of home connection with. It is so nice to be able to talk to … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai

Since our first cooking class in Koh Lanta, we had been planning to take another course when we got to Chiang Mai. As we were searching for a guesthouse upon our arrival we stumbled across the Asia Scenic Cooking School. John asked … Continue reading

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Chiang Rai

Our first stop back in Thailand was a town called Chiang Rai. We had been told several times if we were going to Chiang Mai that we should stop and and spend at least a day in Chiang Rai, being … Continue reading

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