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Drinking in LA

Drinking in LA

Posted by on Aug 31, 2012 in Blog |

Thanks to the whole passport-stolen-incident, we have to adjust our sails and skip San Clemente and our leisurely meander up the West Coast in a hired car … and get on another bus to get to the South African embassy in Los Angeles today. Hello Greyhound, my old friend. It’s rough to be there around 5am, but at least the next three hours are just spent...

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Touched by a dolphin

Touched by a dolphin

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in Blog |

It’s a new day and our last one in San Diego. It’s certainly time to have some fun and forget about all this stolen handbag nonsense. And so, with the excitement of a child at Christmas time, Megan and I catch the bus and head to SeaWorld. A hefty $78 gets you in (my word!), but it’s a day pass to witness and interact with a myriad of marine friends....

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Find my iPhone

Find my iPhone

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Blog |

Determined to find my iPhone (but more importantly my passport), Chris drives us to the address where the tracking indicated my phone should be. We park a block away and phone the police again to meet us here. And we wait. Forty-five minutes later no less than four officers arrive (talk about making a scene!) and make written statements for the call. One of...

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Taken

Taken

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in Blog |

Everyone makes mistakes. Little ones. Big ones. And sometimes, really, really stupid ones. Today I have one of those moments that seem to change the course of things to come. A moment I’ll come to regret in the weeks after. A moment I am still embarrassed to talk about because it shouldn’t have happened to me. A moment I recall when people ask me about...

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Hi ho, it’s off to San Diego

Hi ho, it’s off to San Diego

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Blog |

It’s difficult to get out of a bed this big, this comfy. But we have a bus to catch. Today we are traveling Greyhound style to San Diego. Another $20 cab ride later, we’re waiting in line at the bus station. They are strict with baggage weight and we’re both asked to redistribute some things from main luggage to hand luggage. Three guys in line laugh...

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