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Krabi, Thailand – Beaches and Caves

We had time before our ferry departed for Krabi so we took a long lunch and sat by the water watching the colorful boats come and go. Clouds moved in and all turned to grey. Our ferry ride passed quickly; the boat soon approached Krabi, hugging a coastline of abandoned beaches. It looked like something out of Robinson Crusoe unt...

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Phi Phi Island, Thailand – Adventures on Land and Sea

A thin strip of land separated two bays. The tide was out, and people played a game of soccer where we had dipped our feet in the water earlier. We looked across the action to green hills rising sharply from the sea, the other end of the barbell-shaped island. A monkey ate a snack next to us atop rocky cliffs while tourists snap...

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Singapore – A Modern Oasis

I couldn’t wipe the smile off my face or stop proclaiming just how nice everything was. The nearly empty airport stood immaculate. Goodness, it smelled good, clean. Orchids and greenery sat in planters, even the wall was a calming water feature. Dozens of immigration desks awaited us, the only two people in the arrival hall. We ...

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