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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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Monday, May 30, 2011

30 May 2011 (-1 in time zone):

After 4 hours and crossing the International Date Line, I arrived on Rarotonga, the tip of an underwater volcano and "capital island" of the Cook Islands. Barely 10km in diameter, it is home to 14,000 people living in a ring around the island between the mountainous centre and the beaches.

Rough notes:
http://mandarinmanmarktravelnotes.blogspot.com/2011/05/2011-nz-to-sf-day-17.html