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Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

25 May 2011:

For lunch, the artsy lady and I had bougna, a traditional Kanak dish of starchy roots, bananas, and meats. I was disappointed this was not prepared the traditional way, in a ground oven, but I guess the effort is only worth it when making large quantities for a special feast. It was tasty, but doesn't have that magical smoky taste that is obtained only after hours in a ground oven.

Rough notes:
http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/05/2011-nz-to-sf-day-12.html