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4.01.2005  

vacated
so, after landing in bangkok, i say to myself, "hmmm...i could make that flight to denpasar."

so, bali it was.

and then bangkok for two days.

bali is a place i had always wanted to visit. i remember seeing it on a national geographic special when i was young and thinking it was the most exotic and faraway place in the world. and it is.

it's beautiful and the people are incredible. a sense of peace and mysticism pervades the island. the beaches are beautiful, but going up into the mountains to see the lakes was even more amazing than i had hoped.

when i heard the news of the earthquake in sumatra, my heart was heavy. that part of the world has already seen so much heartbreak, i hated to hear that they have suffered yet another blow.

i'm still jetlagged, but i wanted to stop by to let you know that i'm back, share some photos, and encourage you to help in the relief efforts that are now needed in the wake of the earthquake. so...

photos here of bali.

here of bangkok.

and here to do the right thing.

talk soon....
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