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10 life lessons learned from surfing – Episode 5 – Flow

I thought I was just learning to Surf… turns out I was learning how to live.
The fifth lesson is all about finding and using flow.

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10 life lessons learned from surfing – Episode 4 – Your Surroundings

I thought I was just learning to Surf… turns out I was learning how to live.
The fourth lesson is all about being aware of your surroundings.

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Apiculture is the Bee’s Knees

A few weeks back we went to go check out how the lovely people at The Honey Company get their delicious delicious honey. It all started when I met Carolina and Spencer at a bazaar selling their honey products. Yum! I got us a little tub of spreadable honey and it was just so delicious. […]

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10 life lessons learned from surfing – Episode 3 – Instinct

I thought I was just learning to Surf… turns out I was learning how to live.
The third lesson is all about trusting your instinct.

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10 life lessons learned from surfing – Episode 2 – Fear

I thought I was just learning to Surf… turns out I was learning how to live.
The second lesson is all about overcoming fear.

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10 life lessons learned from surfing – Episode 1 – Falling

I thought I was just learning to Surf… turns out I was learning how to live.
The first lesson is all about failing with class.

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part VI

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 6 of a 6 part series.

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part V

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 5 of a 6 part series.

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part IV

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 4 of a 6 part series.

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How My Brother Ended Up in the Hospital Hooked Up to an IV in the Tropics

My brother came to visit us in the Dominican Republic and spent an afternoon hooked up to an IV. What happened?

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part III

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 3 of a 6 part series.

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part II

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 2 of a 6 part series.

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What If You Have a Gun to Your Head? Part I

This is not something you want to happen to you, but it happened to us, so we’re sharing..
Part 1 of a 6 part series.

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Scared of heights? How about underwater?

We finally made it to Sosua for a little snorkel session and came face to face with death itself. Well, sorta. Read all about the in-this-case–very effective–male trick of seduction called “delayed promises” and unintentionally challenging snorkel sessions.

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A Trip Back in Time – Fortaleza Ozama

A blast to the 1500’s when Fortaleza Ozama was first built. A historic site found in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Just Keep Swimming – National Aquarium Review

We’ve made another trip to Santo Domingo to check on the progress of my Chilean passport. That only took a couple of hours so we needed some other things to do to keep us entertained. We ended up at the National Aquarium.

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Los Tres Ojos – Stunning Caves in Santo Domingo

Cities don’t tend to offer too much along the lines of nature but Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic is different. There are a number of beautiful places to visit. One of them being the “Tres Ojos Caves”. Crystal clear water, beautiful rock formations and free massage from by the fishies.

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How I Managed to Get Kicked Out of China

Some countries are very strict when it comes to Visas. Make sure everything is in order or you might end up in a room with four police officers discussing what to do with you in Chinese and end up with a choice to make that doesn’t end well either way.

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Peace, Quiet, and Horse Manure

Here in the tropics, it’s easy to get your hands dirty, but that’s only fair when it’s so easy to relax. We got down and dirty replanting banana suckers to help out the Taino Organic Permaculture Farm and got to enjoy a refreshing dip in the river, deliciously fresh food, and an unbeatably quiet night in return. Read all about how to plant a banana circle, and why we love our life!

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