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April 2013

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Cheese Making: An Exact Science

Before our host family left, they introduced us to Joe and Jude, their two dear friends who live on a sustainable, self-sufficient farm and teach two-day organic cheese making courses. We were sold, and quickly signed up for the next weekend’s workshop. When we received our confirmation email Jude asked …

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Out on the Towns

The Atherton Tablelands is dotted with many small towns, and the place we’re housesitting is basically surrounded. When we first got here, the owners were telling us how everything is about 20 km apart, or basically, a day’s journey by horse, back in the day. Well, now it’s much faster …

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Fond Farewell to Asia

After almost 5 incredible months in Asia, and so many more places to visit, it was time to move on. Throughout our trip we reveled in deep cultural experiences through art, dance, music, and don’t forget food. Each country we visited had new and exciting things to offer, but there …

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Gurung Batur Sunrise Volcano Trek

The entire Indonesian island chain was volcanically formed, so what would our trip to Bali have been without climbing one of these …

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Ubud 2: Return of Ubud

After staying a few days outside of town, we picked up and moved into the heart of Ubud to experience things more …

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The Monkey Dance

One of the main tourist activities in Ubud is to go and see one of the many cultural shows held each evening …