Monthly Archives: April 2012


Munduk is a relatively untouristed village on the island of Bali.  Compared to Kuta, the surf/party capitol of Bali, or Ubud, the culture/arts capitol of the island, Munduk really has little to offer the tourist.  It’s perched on the side … Continue reading

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Trapped in Tourist Hell

Cat really wanted to learn to surf.  She wanted to get on a board and ride through the tube of a giant wave.  While we were in Cambodia she surfed the web.  She worked hard researching where we could find … Continue reading

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Lessons from Vietnam

We spent two weeks in Vietnam. Hank and I spent the first week on a medical mission in the Mekong delta. We met up with Bill and Cat in Ho Chi Minh City for the second week. It wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Three-Quarters Done

Our family has now been through: 9 months of travel 19 airplane rides 13 countries visited 21 SIM cards 5 long distance train rides 32 boat trips (including one paddleboat) 1 hot air balloon ride 1 paraglide trip 2 donkey … Continue reading

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