A Snake (as opposed to) A Fish Story

Then, Aldo, pointed to a very large stack of dead wood up ahead and we motored towards it with anticipation of surprise. All of a sudden Aldo yelled and jumped off the boat into the downfall, almost landing in the water. At the same time as he jumped, he reached down and grabbed something in the water. Then he looked up in surprise as his eyes became much larger than his tiny 5’5” frame.

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Around the World, Making A Dream Come True

So, today we returned from the most astonishing journey of our life…a 26 day, around the world odyssey by private jet. It was a job that we were sought out to do. I hadn’t really given it much thought about how it came about until this morning.

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How we got paid to live on a Mexican island for 10 days. (and flew there for free)

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Where in the World Are We? Mid-Year Update

Where’s Waldo… always comes to mind when I begin writing a “Where in the World are we?” post because the character Waldo is often elusive, something we often are ..often so much so that we can’t seem to find ourselves. I know I’m perpetually lost…and I love it. This is why I do recaps. It […]

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Turkey Day 2014 – Join us in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Our 15th Year!!!! NOV 23 – 30 2014 – Space is Limited For 2014 Turkey Day, we’re going to the Pacific Side and diving at the end of the Baja Peninsula. Why? Glad you asked! . It’s fast to get to with tons of flights. Cabo is quick and easy The eastern Pacific has a whole […]

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Harvesting Seaweed in Bali

Today I harvested seaweed. Yep, seaweed, it seems a good alternative to fishing and provides a needed food source throughout the world, mainly in Asia. Seaweed is also used in cosmetics and in the production of agar.   To its credit, seaweed farming is labor intensive (good for jobs) and uses little technology making it […]

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Seeing the World in a Different Light

 My underwater world has been shattered in a wondrous, magical way. I have discovered an entirely new layer of world below the blue that I never knew existed. One that has been cleverly cloaked right before my eyes. And it reminded me of a Cuban dance. So let me digress. The Traditional dance of Cuba […]

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I Surf

 *This is a guest post from my (Mantagirl) brother, Steve. He travels the world while living in China and is the funniest and most talented writer I know.  Steve doesn’t write for a living but he does live through his writing and keen observations of the world.  His insights into people, cultures and well….in this […]

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Hard Road or Easy Street?

First, let me explain our absence from the blog. It’s been more than a month since my last post (forgive me Father for I have sinned?). I won’t apologize for it because when we’re not writing we’re gaining incredible insight on life through travel…which, of course is what we write about. So in that case, […]

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Fear of Flying – Confessions of a World Traveler and Helpful Hints

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First and foremost you must trust and believe everything will be okay. You have to allow yourself to have faith in the professionals who are in charge. Just as you are a professional in your job and you know how to do your job, you must have the same faith in others. If you don’t, then don’t get on the plane. Seriously.

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