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Now that we’ve had time at home, taking a break from our break, and telling our stories to family and friends, I’ve had more time to reflect on the awesomeness of our life in 2013...

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FOR SALE:  Spoon.  Good condition.  Asking price: $600,000,000 USD. No, this is not a joke.  This is a true story, a developing story, and I need your help to figure out what to do next:...

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When visiting an island in Southeast Asia or the South Pacific, there is a very good chance that the island you’re on was occupied by either Japan or the United States in the early 1940’s,...

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It’s our last night here on Ambrym, a small volcanic island within the archipelago of Vanuatu. We have made so many friends here, and within just one week, we feel a part of this 200-person...

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Read about our time in Vanuatu: Island Life on Ambrym Our Trek to Ambrym’s Volcano – Mt. Marum Village Life’s 5 Whoas & 5 Woes Cooking on the Road: Port Villa...

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Ambrym’s Volcano – “The Greatest Show on Earth” On only our second day here on the volcanic island of Ambrym, we have decided to attempt the 11-hour round-trip trek to Ambrym’s largest active volcano: Mt....

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Island Life on Ambrym

February 19, 2013

Where are we? Our arrival on Ambrym is the most culture shocked we’ve experienced so far in traveling. We are the only people on our plane, and have arrived at a grass-runway airport where 20...

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We have now been in Vanuatu three days, two of them spent in the capitol city of Port Vila and today is the beginning of our stay with a village on the island of Ambrym...

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This is the first post in my new travel cooking series.  Since we aren’t usually in once place for longer than a week, my goal of cooking on the road is tasty meals with few, reusable ingredients....

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