Waiting on the World to Change, by a Coral
A coral in its garden (courtesy of Brittany Ward)

Waiting on the World to Change, by a Coral

Note: Each night at El Nido Miniloc Resort we were given a one page story that sought to educate us, in a fun way, about the fragile environment we live in, how we impact it,…

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Rocky Road to Paradise: Our Resorts in the Philippines – Part 2
In between kayaking, lunching and snorkeling on our private beach

Rocky Road to Paradise: Our Resorts in the Philippines – Part 2

At four different sites in the Philippines, two of which are described below, we experienced clear waters, abundant tropical fish, endless and varied coral reefs – all worthy rivals to what we have seen on…

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Resilience and Resistance on Bohol
Retablo untouched by the quake at the Church of Baclayon

Resilience and Resistance on Bohol

We had planned to come to the island of Bohol for one purpose – to enjoy the spectacular diving and snorkeling off Panglao Island, just across a bridge from Bohol’s southern tip, about two hours…

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Noddy but Nice – Trading Travel Disappointments for Delights
White crested noddies on Lady Elliot Island

Noddy but Nice – Trading Travel Disappointments for Delights

About an hour north of Brisbane, with about three hours driving left to reach Hervey Bay, the phone suddenly indicated we had gotten an unnoticed call. The barely listenable message said something about challenging weather…

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A Dying Fall: Our Trip in Three Colors
Radiant delight on 90 Mile Beach

A Dying Fall: Our Trip in Three Colors

We missed the fall season last year because we moved to the southern hemisphere in July. For us, it’s been sixteen months straight without it, at least till now:  winter-spring, then winter-spring-summer. And no fall.…

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