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Nyepi – Bali (Indonesia) | We're Not There Yet

Technically, I shouldn’t even be typing this right now. Today is the Balinese New Year, Nyepi, which is observed by remaining inside your home and fasting, without the use of electricity. The whole island literally goes silent and tourists are expected to go along with the program. No shops or restaurants are open and there… Continue reading Nyepi – Bali (Indonesia) | We're Not There Yet

Now We Get It (Day 245) – Blenheim to the Coast (about 35km north of Kaikoura) | We're Not There Yet

New Zealand has always held this allure in being so far away from the US, but so similar. I have wanted to come here for many years, but not for any specific reason or to see anything in particular. Really, I had no idea what to expect from this place. We had heard that cycling… Continue reading Now We Get It (Day 245) – Blenheim to the Coast (about 35km north of Kaikoura) | We're Not There Yet

Auckland for Beginners (Days 238-239) -Auckland, New Zealand | We're Not There Yet

Miraculously, we seemed to have completely evaded jet-lag. We woke up at a civilized hour and were able to start making plans for the next couple of days. We had a lot to do and wanted to throw in some sightseeing, too. Right away, we were subjected to a couple very rude surprises. First thing… Continue reading Auckland for Beginners (Days 238-239) -Auckland, New Zealand | We're Not There Yet

Panama-bound (Days 225-227) – Alajuela, Costa Rica to David, Panama | We're Not There Yet

We had planned one last destination to the small town of Sarchi, renown for it’s local handicrafts and ‘I’d Rather Be in Costa Rica’ beer cozies. But then Nuri came down with Dengue fever. Of course, we didn’t know what had stricken her yet, but she was in no shape to travel so we spent… Continue reading Panama-bound (Days 225-227) – Alajuela, Costa Rica to David, Panama | We're Not There Yet

Boys Just Wanna Have Fun – Bali (Indonesia) | We're Not There Yet

After a week in Kuta, we got our extended visas back and were so ready to leave town. (By the way, I highly recommend just going to a travel agency and paying the $30 fee to have them do it for you as opposed to trying to go in yourself. We heard so many horror… Continue reading Boys Just Wanna Have Fun – Bali (Indonesia) | We're Not There Yet