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Baby Elephants on parade

One nice thing about Sri Lanka is that even when it rains so hard that it floods your hotel room, six hours after it stops you can’t even tell it rained. The country seems perpetually damp, (my hair loves it) … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka—tea, tuktuks, and monsoon rain

I started the first day in Sri Lanka waking up before my alarm, big surprise. I am very determined not to have a repeat of South Korea where it took almost the entire vacation to not want to sleep at … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Bound, but first Hong Kong

  Katy and I had a couple weeks blocked off to travel for a medical rotation for her residency; unfortunately that fell through,  and we were forced to come up with a plan b of where to take a quick … Continue reading

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Korea: Land of Tombs and Kimchi

We stayed busy our second half the trip and I did not right any blogs.  Our trip home was stressful to say the least and left a little sour taste in my mouth and now after being back a month … Continue reading

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Korea: We Made It

  As a heads up this is less of a banter and more of a report on what we have done so it is a boring post We woke up after a solid 6 hours of sleep and prepared to … Continue reading

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Goats, Mountains, and Snow in Morocco

Katy and I said goodbye to Rachid and Mohammad in Imlil and they headed back to their village about 10km away. Imlil had gotten about 6-8 inches of snow in the past two days and it was the first “real … Continue reading

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It Snows in Morocco

We departed Fes to start a four day tour ending in the mountains outside of Marrakesh in a haphazard manner. My email communication with the guide we hired, Rachid, said 9am. Someone from the riad we stayed at knocked at … Continue reading

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