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November 2015

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    Monkeys & Dancing (but no dancing monkeys)

    While in Ubud I said goodbye (and hello) to Vince three more times. Luckily he was only about 45 minutes away by scooter so we took full advantage, soaking up our last days together…

    November 30, 2015
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    A chance meeting nearly three weeks ago has led me to my current location in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – a place that, before then, I had never even heard of. While in Ubud I met…

    November 27, 2015
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    Deep Cuts Indonesia

    Bad Habits

    Making friends when you travel is a bit like camp. You form nearly instant, intense bonds that seem a bit isolated to that particular time and place. They’re a blessing but it’s something I…

    November 18, 2015
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    Adventures in Ubud

    I basically had three straight days of bliss, relaxation and adventure in Bali from Nov. 8-10. Birthday sandwich! The morning of my birthday I ate banana pancakes, drank a pineapple juice and went for…

    November 17, 2015
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    A Farewell to 30

    On November 8, the last day of my 30th year, I woke up not really knowing what to do. Rachel and Izzy were still exhausted from a hike the previous day (that started at…

    November 16, 2015
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    Volcanos & Reunited Friends

    If you’re a solo traveler with no “home base” and you hang out with the same person/people for more than two days, you’re a bonafide crew. You make and lose friends in a matter…

    November 15, 2015
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    Deep Cuts Indonesia

    Worth It

    Today I made the tough decision to part ways with some friends who were heading back down to Seminyak. I just don’t feel like I’m done with Ubud and am still hoping to get…

    November 13, 2015
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    What I’m Listening To: Vol. 5

    Thanks to a new friend with great taste in music, I’ve been introduced to TEED: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. I know. The name is incredible. This gem is providing a great soundtrack for my…

    November 12, 2015