Snorkeling Bira, Sulawesi: A Photo Essay

January 27, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Snorkeling, Travelogue

I know I said it in Borneo, but I have to say it again, because it just keeps getting better: This is the best reef we’ve ever snorkeled! We took […]

Visiting Samalona Island

January 20, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Inspiration

We loved Samalona Island… So this is another “how to” post for those of you who’d like to visit as well. If you’re searching the web for links to lodging […]

Snorkeling Samalona Island, Indonesia: Photo Essay

January 19, 2013 in Asia, Indonesia, Snorkeling, Travelogue

Samalona Island is a quiet isle of the coast of Makassar, on the big island of Sulawesi. It’s an easy day trip from the big island. Simply catch a boat […]

Underwater Adventures: Of reefs and rescue, but no pictures.

January 4, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

“Well, THIS is going to be an adventure,” I muttered to Tony as our boat dude disappeared into downtown Kota Kinabalu. “Do you have any idea what he actually said?” […]

Snorkeling Trip, Nai Yang: A Photo Essay

November 11, 2012 in Asia, Snorkeling, Thailand, Travelogue

I learned to snorkel in the Sea of Cortez the winter I was eight. My first attempt included becoming terrified of a sting ray, screaming my head off through my […]

Snorkeling Nai Yang Beach: A Photo Essay

October 26, 2012 in Asia, blog, Education, Thailand, Travelogue

Sometimes, there are perfect days. Today was one: Lunch on the beach A long walk on the sand Sun on my shoulders Shells to collect Bubble crabs to lay on […]

A Pretty Average Perfect Day.

January 29, 2011 in Belize, North America, Travelogue

Overnight the wind has laid.  This morning the only sound to punctuate the pink creeping over the horizon is the endless breaking of waves on the miles of reef, of […]