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Octopus Luau 

Caleb has our stuff ready to go as I peel my eyes open. I grab a bottle of the free almond milk we got last night and pour half of it over a bowl of corn flakes with oatmeal. We … Continue reading

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Swim With a Turtle; Hike With a Pig

I felt late waking up this morning. I grabbed my toasted, buttered English muffin with slice of pineapple and papaya to-go. We were almost to the car when I remembered the key was in the room. We got to the … Continue reading

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Volcanoes and Rain

Caleb got up before my alarm and we were both in the kitchen when ours rang together. I cut up the two abui from yesterday into quarters and the edges are quick to brown. The inside is as soft as ripe persimmon … Continue reading

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No Wait for Kuwait

Caleb and I got Open Water Diver certified and the urge to do so every weekend now is strong. Caleb looked into Oman, where you can dive with four of the seven sea turtle species, but the timing wasn’t right. He’d go … Continue reading

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Not Falling in Dubai, but Floating in Umm al-Quwain

I set the alarm for 4:45am and I’m up with the energy of a child, packing up and drinking coffee – that somehow took 30 minutes. I parked under the awning and walked to Skydive Dubai to check in at 5:30, and they … Continue reading

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