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How to Drive in Sri Lanka

How to Drive in Sri Lanka

 After a few days here we think we've got our heads around the local approach to road safety so here's our completely accurate, not at all tongue-in-cheek guide on how to drive in Sri Lanka.  Lanes and road markings There are useful road markings including lines that...

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Changes on the Way

Changes on the Way

So we have a little announcement...so little that it is about the size of a small apple right now. Dayna is pregnant! Baby Baker is about 15 weeks along now and due in October. Needless to say, we’re very excited as it’s something we’ve been wanting for a while. You...

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Cape Reinga Tour – Where Two Oceans Meet

Cape Reinga Tour – Where Two Oceans Meet

When we first looked at doing a Cape Reinga Tour we assumed we’d just drive ourselves up there. That was before we ended up staying in Paihia in the Bay of Islands and realising the drive was close to 4 hours. Each way. Want to jump straight to watching our vlog from...

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Touring the Turquoise Water of the Bay of Islands

Touring the Turquoise Water of the Bay of Islands

 After I ‘fed the fish’ over the back of the boat during our whale watching trip in Monterey, I was pretty sure I wouldn’t get on a boat again. But knowing how beautiful the Bay of Islands are and that we’d likely be staying in calmer waters, I figured I’d give it one...

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24 Hours in Seattle

24 Hours in Seattle

We were very lucky to have a bunch of family help us out with free places to stay for our time in Canada so we thought we would treat a few of them with a quick overnight trip to Seattle to say thanks (and plus, we were wanting another trip to the States before we...

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